'In 2017 the World Health Organization defined maternal sepsis as organ dysfunction as a result of infection during pregnancy, delivery, post-abortion and the postpartum period. Infection has long been known as a leading cause of maternal mortality but there had not been any working definition for maternal sepsis. Intervention packages for maternal sepsis called ‘bundles’ have been prescribed for the management of the condition. Abdu and his colleagues have assessed the ability of low- and low-middle-income countries to implement these interventions. Such work is important at this early stage of the work on maternal sepsis.'
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