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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

UNITED NATIONS, New York, Jan.

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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2009-07-01 10:05:00

A new study examining the evolution of maternal mortality rates in Spain since 1996 shows a 17% increase in deaths. This trend is linked to the widespread increase in maternal age.

2009-05-22 09:31:00

Groundbreaking New Effort Addressing the Leading Cause of Maternal Mortality to be featured in Upcoming Documentary Film WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, more than half a million of the world's women lose their life during childbirth; a global crisis that has seen little to no improvement over the past seven years.


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