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Indonesian doctors train midwives to minimise birth complications

Obstetricians in Indonesia are trying to change traditional habits to save the lives of thousands of mothers and their babies. The World Health Organisation estimates that one Indonesian woman dies every hour while giving birth.

Obstetricians in Indonesia are trying to change traditional habits to save the lives of thousands of mothers and their babies.

The World Health Organization estimates that one Indonesian woman dies every hour while giving birth or from pregnancy complications.

Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Aceh province, Indonesia.

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