AU Looks at Maternal Health Goals
Africa needs greater political commitment, better implementation of existing initiatives and the involvement of male partners to deal with maternal mortality, officials say.
A girl and her mother, in Niger.
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... read more »
Sabahi, 18 January 2013
The international community must step up its fight against maternal deaths in the developing world, Tanzanian First Lady Mama Salma Kikwete said in an address at the Global... read more »
This Day, 10 January 2013
The Federal Government has been urged to formulate a family planning/child-birth spacing policy. Government was also implored to create budget lines and to release allocated funds... read more »
Tanzania Daily News, 12 January 2013
HEALTH experts in the country are vouching for the introduction of clinical audits in all health facilities as a measure to reduce maternal and child deaths. The World Lung... read more »
Tanzania Daily News, 24 January 2013
THE Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS-Tanzania) in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has launched a two-year project which aims at improving maternal health... read more »
Center for Strategic and International Studies, 17 January 2013
The Center for Strategic and International Studies recently created a video featuring Malawi's first female president, Joyce Banda, talking about the importance of women's... read more »
Zimbabwe: 'Mentoring in Midwifery Critical'
The Herald, 23 January 2013
Southern Africa demands effective mentoring in midwifery to ensure safe health of mothers and their offsprings amid growing concern over the quality of the existing crop. Donors,... read more »
It is almost taboo to discuss abortion in Uganda, yet some 300,000 women seek them in Uganda, with about 85,000 receiving treatment from complications of unsafe abortions. Read more »