How Data Science reduces maternal mortality in Mexico

           Tweet Previous post Tags: DSSG, Healthcare, Jim O’ Donoghue, Mexico, Social Good Here we look at another project from Chicago University’s Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) Program which helps make the world a better place. By Jim O’ Donoghue. Video It is estimated that globally 289,000 women died due to pregnancy, child birth or postpartum complications in 2013. In Mexico this figure has decreased from 89 (deaths per 100,000 live births) in 1990 to 43 in 2011. Even though this is a reduction of over 48%, progress has declined significantly in recent times and unfortunately Mexico was not able to reach its goal of a 75% reduction by 2015. The aim of this project was to identify actionable policies and insights so Mexico’s Office of the…


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