Aymara´s births in Patacamaya
Dates2013 - 2013
Bolvia has one of the highest maternal and child mortality in Latin America.
Bolvia has one of the highest maternal and child mortality in Latin America. In 2013 the record states that 230 women and 36 babies died per 100 thousand childbirths.
In La Paz’s province, 90% of the population are indigenous people and most of them don’t trust moderm medical.
But since few years ago, some hospitals have rooms with certain regulations for working in accordance with the traditional indigenous ideals, in which doctors and midwives work side by side, so women which doesn’t belive in moderm medical, go to hospitals.
Thanks to cultural adequacy measures, both maternal and child mortality have decreased in the last 3 years.