Latest Maternal health Stories

2010-09-21 10:25:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) can still be achieved if practical measures are taken quickly, international children's organization Plan said today.

2010-09-20 19:55:00

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNFPA Executive Director Thoraya Ahmed Obaid today called on world leaders to increase funding for reproductive health, including family planning, and place women's health at the centre of their national plans.

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.

2010-09-16 13:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Millennium Development Goals Awards (MDG) will once again take center stage in the capital of the world.

2010-09-16 05:00:00

World Vision urges action on child and maternal health at 2010 United Nations General Assembly in New York NEW YORK, Sept.

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).

2010-09-15 16:44:49

Amos Channon from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom and colleagues outline the complexities of urban advantage in maternal health where the urban poor often have worse access to health care than women in rural areas.

2010-09-08 10:59:00

-- Delegation of Lawmakers and Advocates, Including Christy Turlington Burns and Jenna Bush Hagar, Explore Ways to Improve U.S. Policies Related to Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Ethiopia -- WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CARE President and CEO Dr.

2010-08-27 09:24:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From August 30 to September 1, more than 600 maternal health experts will gather in Delhi, India, for the Global Maternal Health Conference 2010, the first international technical conference devoted exclusively to maternal health.

2010-08-04 15:05:01

An innovative community-based maternal health delivery strategy (MOM—mobile obstetric medics) implemented among internally displaced ethnic communities in eastern Burma was associated with substantially improved access to a range of essential maternal health services, such as a ten fold increase in the proportion of women in delivery attended to by health staff trained to provide emergency care.

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