Instability Hinders Maternal Health in Africa
Political instability, civil strife and humanitarian crises have over the past decades reversed maternal health development gains on the continent, health experts warn.
Inter Press Service, 21 March 2012
Political instability, civil strife and humanitarian crises in Africa have over the past decades reversed countless maternal health development gains on the continent, health ... read more »
Political instability makes it difficult to make advances in maternal health.
Vanguard, 20 March 2012
A Nigerian home made health intervention that utilises mobile antenatal services to educate rural communities about harmful cultural practices that can lead to maternal death, has ... read more »
Tanzania Daily News, 19 March 2012
HEALTH workers in Tanzania have been advised to provide quality services to pregnant mothers in a bid to reduce maternal deaths, caused by some mothers seeking services of ... read more »
Guardian Global Development Network, 6 March 2012
Every minute of every day, one woman dies somewhere in the world due to preventable complications in pregnancy or childbirth. That's a total of 1,000 women dying each day, or ... read more »
Africa Renewal, 15 February 2012
Not far from Mathare and Korogocho, two of the biggest slums in Nairobi, Kenya's capital, lies the Pumwani Maternity Hospital. Some 27,000 women give birth there each year. Most ... read more »
A new initiative aims to reduce maternal mortality in the country by deploying midwives, providing skills development and improving the state of health facilities. Read more »
A lack of accountability for problems in health care and abuses committed by staff contribute to substandard care and undermines the country's goal to reduce its maternal death ... Read more »