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AFPRC Farafenni General Hospital

From Mother to You has partnered with the Farafenni General Hospital in Farafenni, The Gambia to further aid in their current efforts to reduce maternal and infant mortality in the region.

 
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The Gambia Facts

  • Population: 2,039,000

  • Area: 10,690 sq km

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AFPRC Farafenni General Hospital

  • Government hospital

  • Over 450 beds

  • Maternity Ward: 6 rooms; each with 4-6 beds

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The Gambia Health Facts

  • Maternal Mortality Ratio: 706 per 100,000 live births (WHO, 2015)

  • Infant Mortality Rate: 49 per 1,000 (UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation, 2013)

  • Under-5 mortality: 64 per 1,000 live births (WHO, 2017)

  • Delivery by a skilled birth attendant: 56.6% (Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey IV 2010)