Latest Maternal death Stories
A newly published article in the journal Nursing for Women's Health highlights the importance of a woman's ability to time her childbearing.
In the hope of reducing maternal mortality in a region where 1 woman in 31 loses her life as she carries or gives birth to her baby, a workshop has been organized in Mali today by the Global Health Initiative of the University of Montreal Superhospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) and the Government of Mali's Ministry of Health.
Mercy Hospital is addressing the three main health challenges in the developing world: lack of access, inability to pay for treatment and a shortage of doctors.
A large regional hospital in Ghana saw a reduction in maternal and infant deaths after continuous quality improvement (QI) initiatives were put into place through a collaborative partnership.
Violent deaths are outpacing traditional causes of maternal mortality, such as hemorrhage and preeclampsia, and conflicts with intimate partner are often a factor.
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