Women's Health in Bolivia

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 3.5
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 67 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 65%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 0.1%
Female Literacy Rate, Ages 15-24, 2000-04: 96%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 89


Bolivia Gestión y Calidad en Salud Project

In Bolivia, where the majority of health personnel are women, JSI is building the skills of providers and improving the health system across the country. Gender-awareness activities are also integrated across all project activities.

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The project supports the Contraceptive Security Initiative in Latin America to ensure that women have available contraceptive supplies.

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