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2010-11-10 00:00:43

Norwegian Government Announces $1 Million for Initiative Using Mobile Technology to Support Maternal Health Grant to mHealth Alliance Supports Use of Wireless Networks and Devices to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality Washington, DC (Vocus) November 9, 2010 The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, Norad, will commit US$1 million to support the Maternal mHealth Initiative.

2010-11-08 07:00:00

Sense4Baby(TM )is non-invasive wireless device designed for fetal and maternal monitoring SAN DIEGO, Nov.

2010-10-12 10:30:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jhpiego, a global health non-profit and Johns Hopkins University affiliate working to prevent the needless deaths of women and families, is among the first recipients of a U.S.

2010-10-08 12:43:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Business and community leaders, dignitaries and philanthropists joined forces to celebrate advancements in the health and rights of women globally on Thursday, October 7 at the Americans for UNFPA Awards for the Health and Dignity of Women.

2010-09-22 05:00:00

- Progress against key targets is encouraging; more is possible with renewed determination - NEW YORK, Sept.

2010-09-20 15:40:01

Global efforts to tackle millions of preventable child and maternal deaths will fail to extend gains unless world leaders act now to pour more healthcare resources directly into families and communities.

2010-09-17 05:00:00

New report by international child-focused agency cites lack of access for underserved households NEW YORK, Sept.

2010-09-16 13:23:00

-- CARE Calls on Governments to Increase their Financial Commitments to Meet the U.N. Millennium Development Goals -- WASHINGTON, Sept.

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2010-09-16 06:06:31

Maternal mortality fell more than 33 percent in nearly two decades, according to a report by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO).


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.