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Afghan Midwife Programs Aim to Curb Infant Mortality

October 15, 2010 | Kate Holt

In Afghanistan, one in four children will die before its fifth birthday, the highest infant mortality rate in the world. Photographer Kate Holt spent a year documenting the maternal healthcare crisis in Afghanistan, where midwifery training programs aim to help mothers and children battle these terrible odds.

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