Latest Maternal death Stories

2010-05-13 13:33:00

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In April, Virilion launched a digital promotion effort to support the documentary film, "No Woman, No Cry," produced by Christy Turlington Burns. The film explores the powerful stories of at-risk women during their pregnancy in four parts of the world.

2010-05-12 09:16:00

- First Comprehensive Maternal Health Legislation to Improve the Health of Women and Newborns Around the World - WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CARE applauds the leadership of Rep.

2010-05-06 09:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new study of U.S.

2010-05-05 15:03:14

A trial in Ghana has shown that vitamin A supplementation does not reduce maternal mortality—contradicting previous findings from a trial in Nepal which showed a 44% decrease.

2010-05-04 09:20:00

A charity group’s list has placed the United States at a meager 28th place on a list of the best countries in the world to be a mother, being shown up by many smaller and more underdeveloped countries.

2010-04-21 06:37:36

A study by Harvard School of Public Health published this week in PLoS Medicine finds that better family planning, provision of safe abortion, and improved intrapartum and emergency obstetrical care could reduce maternal mortality in India by 75% in less than a decade.

2010-04-20 08:28:00

NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not On Our Watch, the international advocacy and grant making organization founded by actors George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, producer Jerry Weintraub, and human rights lawyer David Pressman, has awarded the U.S.

2010-04-13 12:58:59

Widespread global use of known and proven maternal and childcare techniques, practices, and therapies could save the lives of millions of women, newborns and children each year, according to a new analysis prepared for a mid-April meeting of world leaders and technical experts on maternal and child health.

2010-04-12 08:56:48

HIV accounts for a large percentage of deaths, with most deaths concentrated in 6 countries.

2010-04-07 13:57:00

International and Local Speakers to Focus on Campaign to Reduce Preventable Deaths of Women and Mothers; NY State Ranks 47th in Terms of Maternal Deaths Among All States NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International, in partnership with The Riverside Church and the NAACP NY State Conference, will host a special public town hall forum with Amnesty International leaders from around the world in New York City (April 19) to spotlight a new campaign to reduce preventable...

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