Infographic: Saving Mothers, Giving Life in Uganda

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Maternal Mortality Ratios (MMR*) in SMGL-supported districts declined 3x faster than the rest of the country

Map of Uganda showing population 41.49 million in 2016. 438 total reducing by 16% to 368
map of Uganda showing SMGL Targeted districts in 2016 population, 2.08 million. Total 452 showing decrease of 44% at 255.

Addressing the Three Delays

Helping mothers seeking care. Baseline=0, Endline=3,860
Reaching Timely Care
Receiving Timely, Appropriate Care: Faclilities providing basic and comprehensive emergency obstetric and newborn care. Baseline =10, endline=26. Facility deliveries increased significantly in Uganda SMGL districts. Baseline=46%, endline=67%

All direct obstetric causes of death declined

Direct obstetric causes 85%, decreased to 77% - baseline 382, endline, 195. Total decrease 49%
bar chart is accessible via the PDF located on this webpage.

* Number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births