Women's Health in Benin

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 5.7
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 57 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 74%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 0.9%
Female Literacy Rate, Ages 15-24, 2000-04: 39%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 20

Project

Maternal & Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP)

Through MCHIP, JSI is working to reduce maternal, neonatal, and child mortality in Benin, where one mother in twenty dies in childbirth.

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