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funding agencies and undertaken by western universities, have suggested that perhaps the single most important intervention which would have an impact of maternal mortality rates would be well- equipped birthing centres with not only superior surgical facilities but also blood banking, etc. It would be counterproductive to debate on which should take priority -preventing anaemia-related maternal deaths or those due to bleeding at birth. If the objective is safe motherhood there should be sufficient investment in preventing both.

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