Childbirth in West And Central Africa a 'Hidden Tragedy' - UN
A new report from the UN Children's Fund says five of the 10 most dangerous countries in which to be born are in West and Central Africa, where babies are 50 times more likely to die within a month of birth, than if they were born in Japan or Iceland.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 20 February 2018
More babies are dying each year in West and Central Africa even as child health improves overall, aid agencies said on Tuesday, calling the region's newborn death rate a "hidden… Read more »
A pregnant woman (file photo).
Daily Trust, 19 February 2018
Global deaths of newborn babies among the world poorest countries remain alarmingly high, a new report by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) revealed yesterday. Read more »
Daily News, 21 February 2018
THE United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Tanzania has expressed its commitment that it will continue to support the government's endeavours in reducing the newborn mortality… Read more »
The initiative aims to improve maternal and newborn care in the Kigoma region, where figures have shown that only 47% of women give birth at healthcare facilities. Read more »
The UN Childrens Fund has raised the alarm that global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, with Nigeria ranked 11th in the world. According to the report, the newborn ... Read more »