The article illustrates the large variability of estimates and the tendency to underestimate uncertainty in South Africa and conclude that unless a country has a nationally representative system to track maternal deaths, there is likely to be a great deal of uncertainty about maternal mortality.

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Type of Resource: 
Journals, Articles and Working Papers
Year of Publication: 
2016
Publishing Information: 

Rob E Dorrington & Debbie Bradshaw
Publication: Bulletin of the World Health Organization; Type: Perspectives
Article ID: BLT.15.155036

http://www.who.int/bulletin/online_first/BLT.15.155036.pdf