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[Comment] Reducing maternal mortality: can elabela help in this fight?

06 Jul 2019

Maternal mortality is an international health-care crisis. A staggering 830 women die daily from pregnancy-related complications1 globally—over 300 000 per year. Pre-eclampsia affects approximately 2–8% of pregnancies worldwide and is a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality.2 The Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescents’ Health aims to reduce global maternal mortality to less than 70 per 100 000 livebirths by 2030.1 In order to accomplish this goal, new treatments to prevent hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are urgently needed.

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet