Overview of Unintended Pregnancies and Status of Contraception in Malaysia
WHO Report (5)
- Number of Women dying due to complications during pregnancy and childbirth was 532,000 women per year in 1990.
- 303,000 women per year in 2015 ( 43%).
- Still 830 women are dying worldwide everyday.
- 99% of these deaths occur in developing countries
- 34 women are dying world wide every hour due to pregnancy.
- SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 3 (6)
- ENSURE HEALTHY LIVES AND PROMOTE WELL BEING FOR ALL AT ALL AGES
- By 2030, reduce the Global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 Live births.
- Important step is to increase family planning access & acceptance, to lower maternal mortality.
- Estimated that 215 million women who wants to avoid a pregnancy, but who are not using a modern method of contraception.
- Estimated that for 29% 0f maternal deaths could be averted through met needs for contraceptives and another 13% through access to safe abortion
Malaysia Maternal Mortality
|1995 – 1996 Published 2000
||41/100,000 Live birth
|1997 – 2000 Published 2005
||30/100,000 Live birth
|2001 – 2005 Published 2010
||29/100,000 Live birth
|2006 – 2008 Published 2013
||28/100,000 Live birth
Malaysia Maternal Deaths by Family Planning (CEMD – MOH)
|1991 to 1996 (Published 2000)
|1997 to 2000 (Published 2005)
|2001 to 2005 (Published 2010)
|2006 to 2008 (Published 2013)
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