Topics » Global Health   May 7, 2012

Best and Worst Countries for Moms

Worst: Guinea-Bissau

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Best: NorwayBest: Iceland Best: Sweden Best: New ZealandBest: Denmark Worst: Niger Worst: Afghanistan Worst: Yemen Worst: Guinea-BissauWorst: Mali

Worst: Guinea-Bissau

Fewer than half the births in Guinea-Bissau are attended by skilled health personnel, and only 5 percent of women are using modern contraception. Nearly 20 percent of children under 5 in the country are moderately or severely underweight for their age.
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