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18 OCT 2015. South-Sudan, Allel village near Bunagok town. Nyamagan Dhuor, unknown age, delivered her baby the night before. Her daughter Akur Kom, 18, is pregnant of her first kid. Akur goes to the facility for checks but she will decide with the lever based on time if to go to the hospital. At present she has some pain at the abdomen but she is not worried as she trust the lever. Her TBA (Traditional Birth Assistant) is a man. South-Sudan has of the highest child and maternal mortality rate in the world. 1 women out of 30 risks of dieing for reasons related to pregancy and delivering. 1 child out of 10 dies before reaching the age of 5 for reasons related to deseas easily preventable or curable; malnutrition is a key factor.

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South-Sudan maternity
18 OCT 2015. South-Sudan, Allel village near Bunagok town. Nyamagan Dhuor, unknown age, delivered her baby the night before. Her daughter Akur Kom, 18, is pregnant of her first kid. Akur goes to the facility for checks but she will decide with the lever based on time if to go to the hospital. At present she has some pain at the abdomen but she is not worried as she trust the lever. Her TBA (Traditional Birth Assistant) is a man. South-Sudan has of the highest child and maternal mortality rate in the world. 1 women out of 30 risks of dieing for reasons related to pregancy and delivering. 1 child out of 10 dies before reaching the age of 5 for reasons related to deseas easily preventable or curable; malnutrition is a key factor.