Publication in Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee updated 1st Jul 2011

The Fifth Report of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee provides an accurate estimate of the absolute numbers and rates of perinatal and maternal deaths in New Zealand for 2009. This is the Committee's inaugural report to the Health Quality & Safety Commission. This report examines three years of perinatal and maternal mortality data and looks at the potentially avoidable factors in these deaths.