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Project HOPE says health education has been driving force in rebuilding healthy and stable lives for women and children in post-tsunami Indonesia and in helping rebuild shattered health care system.
With four years left for countries to achieve international targets for saving the lives of mothers and children, more than half the countries around the world are lowering maternal mortality and child mortality at an accelerated rate.
UNICEF and the World Health Organization released a study this week showing the mortality rate of children under the age of five years old has fallen to 7.6 million global deaths in 2010 from more than 12 million in 1990.
The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine looks at pregnancy as a window for future health.
WATERTOWN, Mass., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathfinder International, a global leader in sexual and reproductive health, is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has chosen Dr. Purnima Mane to be the next president and CEO, effective January 2012. Dr.
Up to 3.6 million lives could be saved every year if midwifery services were upgraded in 58 developing countries by 2015.
38 of 58 Countries Surveyed Could Miss Their MDG5 Targets Without 112,000 More Midwives GENEVA/DURBAN, South Africa (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Up to 3.6 million deaths could be avoided each year in 58 developing countries if midwifery services are upgraded by 2015, according to a major new report released here today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and partners. The State of the Worldâ€™s Midwifery 2011, launched at the Triennial Congress of the International Confederation of...
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