Maternal Mortality Drops in Congo-BrazzavilleImprovements in healthcare and family planning programs have helped to lower the Republic of Congo’s maternal mortality rate by 45 percent since 2005, according to the UN Population Fund.
Congo-Brazzaville: Maternal Mortality Down Sharply in Congo-Brazzaville
UNIRIN, 21 January 2013
Improved maternal healthcare and better family planning programmes have led to a sharp decrease in the Republic of Congo's maternal mortality rate over the past decade. Read more »
Many women and children have been living in the grounds of the Sacred Heart Cathedral since munitions in a Brazzaville army barracks exploded on 4 March 2012.
UNIRIN, 13 September 2012
In 1990, an estimated 12 million children around the world died under age five; by 2011, that figure had dropped to 6.9 million. The message, from a new report by the UN Children's… Read more »
Unicef, 13 September 2012
Countries across the world are making rapid progress in reducing child deaths, demonstrating that it is possible to radically reduce child mortality over the span of two decades, a… Read more »