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Latest Maternal death Stories

'Good news' Less Maternal And Child Deaths
2012-06-13 21:52:22

But too many women and children still dying

2012-06-12 14:28:39

Newborns account for 40% of child deaths, but only 6% of world’s foreign assistance for maternal and child health mentions them.

Niger Ousts Afghanistan As Worst Place To Be A Mother
2012-05-10 11:46:59

Just days before Mother’s Day, the Save the Children foundation released their 13th annual ranking of the best and worst countries to be a mom.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.