Inception Report on Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths in KG

No. of pages: 54

Publication date: 2016

Author: UNFPA

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In line with the definition of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision (ICD-10), "Maternal death is the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of the end of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause related or aggravated by pregnancy, or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes". This implies the link between pregnancy and death, both in terms of the time of death coming, and the cause of the death.