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research introduction

Research on Maternal Mortality and Pregnancy Care in Ethiopia

Introduction

During the years 2010 - 2011 the chairman of Bilma Foundation established a research in Ethiopia as a Master’s in International Development Studies at the Utrecht University in the Netherlands. For this reason consent was asked and allowed at the Hawassa University and the Regional Health Bureau to perform a research study in the Southern State SNNPR. At the same time cooperation was asked from the Ethiopian Statistical Bureau (Central Statistic Agency) in Addis Ababa.

Map of Ethiopia and the Southern State SNNPR
Map of Ethiopia and the Southern State SNNPR

he most Southern State in Ethiopia is called: Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region (SNNPR).This state is subdivided in 20 Zones and 140 Weredas; with
\n an area of 105.476 Km2, and 16.276.417 inhabitants (in the year 2011). Our 2010 - 2011 research - with three different goals - has been deployed at six research locations.\n\n This research is described under submenu-item: Own Research. With some frequency other researches will be published in this website on the topic of Pregnancy and Pregnancy Care in Ethiopia. You are invited to look under the submenu-item: Other Research.

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