Vulnerable Pregnant Women Project
Cambodia's maternal mortality is one of the highest, with a global ranking of 133 (UNICEF, 2004). Recent studies showed that up to 80% of women have deliveries outside of health care facilities and only 37% of pregnant women deliver with assistance of a skilled birth attendants (MoH, 2002).
About the project:
Vulnerable Pregnant Women Project was funded by OBG, an Italian donor and was implemented by CDMD organization. This project was conducted in Takeo Province.
The main objective of this project is to ensure access to psychological and medical services for vulnerable and disadvantaged women during the delicate period of pregnancy, delivery and post-delivery.