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The courtyard of the Rabia Balkhi Women's Hospital, where some 12,000 to 15,000 babies are born each year. Afghanistan has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world: 1,600 deaths per 100,000. Lowering that rate is a top priority for government and aid officials.
Birth in Kabul: the Rabia Balkhi Wonen's Hospital

The courtyard of the Rabia Balkhi Women's Hospital, where some 12,000 to 15,000 babies are born each year. Afghanistan has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world: 1,600 deaths per 100,000. Lowering that rate is a top priority for government and aid officials.