Deadly Delays: Maternal Mortality in Peru: A Rights-Based Approach to Safe Motherhood
AuthorsPhysicians for Human Rights
Yamin, Alicia Ely
Moore Simas, Tiffany A.
UMass Chan AffiliationsDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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AbstractReport summary: Peru's persistently high maternal mortality ratio, the second highest in South America, dramatically illustrates systemic inequities that ravage the overall society and in turn reflect systematic violations of human rights and vast disparities in the health care system.
Physicians for Human Rights. (2007). Deadly Delays – Maternal Mortality in Peru – A Rights-Based Approach to Safe Motherhood. United States: Physicians for Human Rights. Link to report on publisher's website