Unsafe Abortions add to Liberia’s Maternal Mortality toll

Unsafe abortion is one of the major contributing factors to maternal mortality in Liberia. That’s from the Director of the family health at the Ministry of Health. Dr Saye Baawo says unsafe abortions not only make many women infertile, they also result in death.

In the first study of its kind in Liberia, the government found one in ten women across six counties has had an unsafe abortion.

Tecee Boley has more.

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