News on Maternal health

29 June 2011
News
RABAT, Morocco --- While high rates of maternal mortality continue to plague some Arab States, Morocco has made remarkable improvements in maternal health. The country is among a small group of low- and middle-income... Read more
18 June 2011
News
EXETER, England — Over a four-day weekend in April, an assorted mix of creative professionals and technology experts came together in a small room at the University of Exeter to build new web-based tools to highlight... Read more
20 June 2011
News
Tweet DURBAN, South Africa – More midwives are needed worldwide, and adequate numbers of midwives could save 3.6 million lives a year. These are some of the conclusions put forward in the State of the World’s Midwifery... Read more
25 May 2011
News
Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin visited Nigeria this week to promote ‘Every Woman, Every Child’, a global campaign for women’s and children’s health. The mission included... Read more
20 June 2011
News
  "I became a midwife because I knew too many women were dying during pregnancy,” explains Huma Awar Sumadi, a midwife in Khaspak, Afghanistan. Huma’s is one of many voices that make up a new multimedia exhibition... Read more
27 May 2011
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Tweet BEN GUERDEN, Tunisia —Tensions are rising near the Tunisian-Libyan border in the Choucha camp, which serves as a temporry home for more than 3,500 refugees from a third country.  Some are in transit waiting to... Read more
19 May 2011
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Tweet JUBA, South Sudan — Following decades of conflict and uncertainty in South Sudan, everything has to be rebuilt. Although the region’s capital, Juba, is now thriving following five years of peace, rural areas... Read more
31 March 2011
News
CHOUCHA CAMP, Southern Tunisia -- “My father died when I was three years old. Armed bandits killed him one evening as he was coming home. Every night I remember this scene before falling asleep,” says Mariam Ibrahim, a... Read more
19 May 2011
In the News
GENEVA - Some 120 representatives of Ministries of Health and development partners gathered during a side breakfast meeting at the World Health Assembly to discuss the preliminary findings of the first-ever report – The... Read more
21 April 2011
News
Approximately 25 per cent of women of reproductive age in any displaced population are likely to be pregnant at any given time. The stress of being displaced coupled with the lack of skilled care heightens the risk... Read more

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