Maternal mortality rates (MMRs) in Tanzania have remained stubbornly high over the last decade, at around 500 per 100,000 live births.
Previous research indicates unequal burden of MMRs and large variations across regions.
This brief uses the 2015/16 Tanzania Demographic Health Survey (TDHS) and 2012 National Census to provide an overview of MMRs.
22 Feb 2019 | Josephine Shabani, Gemma Todd, Anna Nswilla , Godfrey Mbaruku
Maternal mortality in Tanzania has risen and is now increasingly urban. This project will explore in greater depth the reasons for the persistence and deterioration of maternal mortality outcomes, as well as the geographic inequities observed despite the introduction of several interventions at the community and at the facility levels.
If cities are argued to be hubs of...
19 Jan 2018 | Godfrey Mbaruku, Josephine Shabani, Gemma Todd, Anna Nswilla
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