Mothers Die

There were 2 deaths of Malto mothers in pregnancy recently in Sundarpahari (Godda). Soumik lists 2 other mothers dying in Sundarpahari and 3 more recent Malto deaths in other areas. 4% of Malto mothers in Sundarpahari die due to prolonged labour (no caesarean operations) and lack of blood or antibiotics. this picture is of another Malto (Paharia) lady with goitre.

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