Camila Gianella on Reverting five years of progress: Impact of COVID-19 on maternal mortality in Peru

Camila Gianella, Jorge Ruiz-Cabrejos, Pamela Villacorta, Andrea Castro, Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar (2021)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2021:1) 4 p.

In this article, research leader of LawTransform’s Heath & Law Unit, Camila Gianella looks at how Peru has moved back at least five years on its road to reducing maternal mortality, due to the profound impact COVID-19 has had on the capacity of health services. Her research together with others shows that the health system needs urgent reengineering. Among other things, they recommend including pregnant woman in the COVID-19 risk groups.

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