Every two minutes a woman dies from pregnancy complication or childbirth. That is 800 women a day. Gestational diabetes affects 1 in 7 births which is also rising very fast. Currently 75% of people with diabetes live in the developing countries. Not to mention 2.6 million stillbirths occur yearly as well.
Pneumonia is widespread in Africa killing 920,136 children under age 5 years old. Diarrhea takes 525,000 children’s lives yearly. Another risk factor is Motherless children are 10 times more likely to die within 2 years of their mother’s death.
The real issue is 99% of all these deaths occur in developing countries which 80% happens in Africa.