(Abstracted from Contraception 2018;98(6):486–491)
Increasing access to contraception in women of reproductive age is a cost-effective strategy to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality, especially in women with chronic diseases. Approximately 28% of global maternal mortality is nonobstetric in nature, and 70% of these cases are due to preexisting medical conditions exacerbated by pregnancy.
AMPATH/Indiana University (C.B.); AMPATH/Purdue University (C.P., S.D.P.); AMPATH (C.O.O., C.O.B.); AMPATH/Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital (I.M.); and AMPATH/University of Toronto (A.C.-D.), Eldoret, Kenya