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Latest Maternal death Stories

2012-04-11 22:09:44

A newly published article in the journal Nursing for Women's Health highlights the importance of a woman's ability to time her childbearing.

2012-03-22 12:19:34

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.

2012-03-14 14:00:00

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.

2012-01-18 22:51:09

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.

2011-10-21 09:15:28

Violent deaths are outpacing traditional causes of maternal mortality, such as hemorrhage and preeclampsia, and conflicts with intimate partner are often a factor.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.