Focus On: AU Looks at Maternal Health Goals
, Mon 28 Jan, 05:08 am
Africa needs greater political commitment, better implementation of existing initiatives and the involvement of male partners to deal with maternal mortality, officials say.
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Africa: No Woman Should Die Giving Life
Inter Press Service, 27 January 2013
Every single day, 452 women in sub-Saharan Africa die from pregnancy-related causes; that's 18 women every hour.
allAfrica.com, 18 January 2013
One in five Nigerian children will die before reaching his or her fifth birthday, according to Save the Children. Their mothers are also suffering - the country accounted for 14 percent of maternal deaths worldwide in 2010, according to the United Nations.