Latest Maternal death Stories

2010-03-11 23:01:00

New York Is 47th Among All States in Maternal Mortality; 40 Percent of Women Live in a Medically Underserved Areas NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In releasing a new report on maternal health nationwide, Amnesty International today revealed that flaws and shocking disparities in maternal health care that the government is ignoring lead to two to three women dying daily in the United States from pregnancy-related complications, with half of these deaths believed preventable,...

2010-03-08 15:07:00

ATLANTA, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Health & Development International (HDI) announced the results of its Rapid Maternal Mortality and Obstetric Fistula Prevention Project today, in advance of its second hosted global meeting on this topic to be held at The Carter Center in Atlanta on March 9 and 10. This is the world's first pilot project devoted to the rapid prevention of obstetric fistula in women.

2010-02-23 11:15:38

New GAPPS Repository of data, tissue specimens will be resource for researchers worldwide.

2010-02-18 14:13:22

More than 500,000 women die each year worldwide due to complications arising from pregnancy and childbirth. Half of these women live in sub-Saharan Africa.

2010-01-14 12:19:00


2009-12-03 06:00:00

Targeted Investments Can Also Radically Reduce Unintended Pregnancies and Unsafe Abortion and Lower Poverty Levels NEW YORK, Dec.

2009-11-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, November 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study that examines the value of maternal blood biomarkers will help identify and monitor patients at risk of developing preeclampsia and is set to change the way expectant mothers are cared for in prenatal clinics around the world. The study, conducted by scientists at the highly-respected National Institute of Child and Human Development of the National Institute of Health (NICHD/NIH), set out to determine the diagnostic indices and...

2009-11-09 15:19:52

The lives of almost 4 million women, newborns, and children in sub-Saharan Africa could be saved every year if well-established, affordable health care interventions reached 90 percent of families.

2009-09-25 12:02:00

$5 million commitment announced at Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting BALTIMORE, Sept.

2009-09-25 11:57:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A consortium of organizations has committed at the fifth annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting to a series of new programs that address Maternal Child Health in the developing world.

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