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Health Service Coverage - Births attended by skilled health staff as a share of total number of births

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Rwanda is the top country by births attended by skilled health staff in the world. As of 2015, births attended by skilled health staff in Rwanda was 90.7 that accounts for 78.87 % of the world's births attended by skilled health staff. The top 2 countries (others are Chad) account for 100.00 % of it. The world's total births attended by skilled health staff was estimated at 115 in 2015.

Births attended by skilled health staff are the percentage of deliveries attended by personnel trained to give the necessary supervision, care, and advice to women during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period; to conduct deliveries on their own; and to care for newborns.