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What does MDR stand for?

MDR stands for Maternal Death Rate

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FP: No, it would be the same Gordon Brown who now ploughs most of his earnings into funding charities which work towards improving education and cutting maternal death rates in the developing world.
This paper will examine the history of India's high maternal death rate as well as causes of maternal death and the reason these causes are so prevalent in India specifically.
Not only did an international group of 140 obstetricians and other doctors meeting in Dublin issue a statement last year denying that abortion is ever "medically necessary" for women, the facts speak for themselves: the maternal death rate in Ireland without abortion is among the lowest in the world with 6 per 100,000 live births registered, a far better rate than in the UK where abortion is legal and where the maternal death rate is 12 per 100,000.
A report compiled by the National Committee for Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths found that the maternal death rate of the Eastern Cape was halved between 2002 and 2007.