Ecuador: Saving Lives Through Birth Choices

ICTMN Staff
6/22/11

Giving birth in communities like those in Ecuador can be a very dangerous occasion, especially for Indigenous women. In a report released by the United Nations recently, the concerns are being addressed as hospitals are starting to work with Indigenous Peoples on the cultural aspects while promoting a healthy delivery. As the video states, through these efforts the numbers of birthing deaths in Ecuador are on the decline.

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