Essay on Reproductive Health And Women 's Health

1300 Words Apr 15th, 2016 6 Pages
1) Reproductive health is important to women’s health around the world. Women with reproductive capacity require ongoing health care in order to protect their health and the health of their offspring. The increased and sustained investment in reproductive health will ensure that women are able to receive preventive care, prior during and after their pregnancies (Singh, Darroch, & Lori, 2014). This will help decrease the number of infants deaths related to pregnancies. It will also decrease the number of deaths within pregnant women. Ongoing and sustained investment in reproductive health may decrease the burden that stems from infants and women’s deaths that are related to pregnancies and birth. Reproductive health has improved globally. However, disparities still exist between developed and developing countries (Singh et al., 2014). Therefore, it is important for countries throughout the world to invest in new technologies to strengthen reproductive health in areas that lack adequate preventive reproductive health services. This will enable countries to decrease the number of still births, miscarriages, and infants and women’s deaths. This will decrease the national burden related to the mortality rates of infants and mothers. Moreover, many women around the world lack access to effective contraceptives which increases the number of unwanted and unplanned pregnancies (Singh et al., 2014).
Increased and sustained investment in reproductive health will have major health…

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