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Senegal: saving the lives of mothers and babies

A woman lying on a hospital bed.
WHO/Marie-Agnes Heine

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The rate of stillborn in Senegal is very high, estimated at 20 per 1 000 infants. Ndeye M. is the mother of five children of which two already died. She is mourning her last baby who was stillborn only a few hours ago.

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