Women's Health in Egypt

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 3.0
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 74 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 61%
Female Literacy Rate, Ages 15-24, 2000-04: 67%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 230

Project

Egypt Takamol Project

In Upper and Lower Egypt, JSI is working in 25 district hospitals to ensure that mothers and their families receive quality, integrated family planning and reproductive health services.

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Egypt Healthy Mother/Health Child (2000-2005)

JSI addressed risk factors leading to high neonatal and maternal mortality rates in Upper Egypt and improved access to care for more than 2 million women and 600,000 newborns.

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