Help for pregnant women in Bangladesh

Female pilot providing help to pregnant women

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Community health workers in Bangladesh are trying to persuade more pregnant women to give birth in a hospital or clinic.

Currently 85% give birth at home and 30 women die in childbirth every day.

The Health Show is broadcast on BBC World News on Saturdays at 1010 and 2010 GMT and on Sundays at 0710 and 2310 GMT. The programme is supported by the Gates Foundation.

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