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Study: Extreme Weather Events and Maternal Health in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries

Extreme weather conditions in low- and middle-income countries adversely affect maternal health, as revealed by a recent study in BMJ Open. The research highlights how infrastructure disruptions and limited access to medical services during extreme weather events impact maternal well-being. Findings underscore the scarcity of comprehensive studies on this issue, emphasizing the need for further research.


Despite global efforts to reduce maternal mortality, challenges persist, including high blood pressure, infections, and mental health issues exacerbated by environmental factors like extreme weather events. Understanding these complexities is vital for developing effective interventions and support systems for vulnerable mothers in low-resource settings.  Read more in News Medical here.