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A woman rests in the post-op room, after a caesarean section delivery. Almost half of the deaths of Afghan women of reproductive age are due to pregnancy or childbrith compliations, according to a 2006 World Bank report. Of those deaths, an estimated 75 percent are preventable.
Birth in Kabul: the Rabia Balkhi Women's Hospital

A woman rests in the post-op room, after a caesarean section delivery. Almost half of the deaths of Afghan women of reproductive age are due to pregnancy or childbrith compliations, according to a 2006 World Bank report. Of those deaths, an estimated 75 percent are preventable.