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2013-05-14 13:13:31

Countries in which girls are commonly married before the age of 18 have significantly higher rates of maternal and infant mortality, report researchers in the current online issue of the journal Violence Against Women. The study, by Anita Raj, PhD, a professor in the Department of Medicine in the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Ulrike Boehmer, PhD, an associate professor in the Boston University School of Public Health, is the first published ecological analysis...

2013-05-09 23:24:48

Nineteen of the top 20 highest maternal mortality rates by country are in Sub-Saharan Africa. BRAC is adapting its proven maternal healthcare model to countries in the region. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 For the occasion of Mother's Day this year, BRAC USA has launched "No Mother Stands Alone," a campaign to reduce maternal mortality through grassroots mobilization and entrepreneurship in countries most in need of better maternal health. The campaign invites all those who believe in...

2013-05-06 23:16:26

Gender Analytical Framework provides an outline to help mHealth implementers account for gender issues. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Recognizing the significant impact of gender inequity on women's health in low- and middle-income countries, the mHealth Alliance today released a Gender Analytical Framework to help mHealth implementers better understand the implications of gender issues for mobile health (mHealth). "As with all health interventions, mHealth programs designed with...

2012-12-18 16:42:08

A detailed letter entitled “Methodological flaws in the estimation of abortion in Latin America: Author´s reply to Singh and Bankole” was published today in Ginecología y Obstetricia de México (Ginecol Obstet Mex), a Mexican peer-reviewed journal specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology. The letter is a reply by researchers from the Institute of Molecular Epidemiology (MELISA) to researchers from the Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) regarding...

2012-12-05 05:01:51

Childbirth is often painful and always unpredictable, but postpartum recovery doesn´t have to be. Bavia's exclusive Postnatal Body Therapy services naturally reduce pain, improve lactation and enhance the patient experience for better maternal health and financial health of the hospital. Issaquah, Wash. (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 Childbirth is often painful and always unpredictable, but postpartum recovery doesn´t have to be. New mothers are finally able to leave the hospital...


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