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Remarks at La General Hospital in Accra

July 11, 2009

Part of the reason this is so important is throughout Africa, the rates of both infant mortality, but also maternal mortality is still far too high, I mean, by a factor of—a multiple of tens compared to many other parts of the world. And so these kinds of programs that provide sound prenatal care and maternal care are extraordinarily important, and this is a model of the kind of clinics where people are able to get these important services.

Note: The President spoke at 11:17 a.m. Audio was not available for verification of the content of these remarks.

Barack Obama, Remarks at La General Hospital in Accra Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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