Tag: MPDSR

Baby Loss Awareness Week

9 – 15 October is a period each year when the world unites to condole with families that have experienced baby loss during pregnancy or at childbirth.

Counting and Accounting for Every Stillbirth

Following nine months of exciting wait, it is unimaginable despair for a mother to learn of stillbirth.

New Scorecards on MNH and the Health Budget in Lagos State

The Lagos State Accountability for Maternal and Newborn Health (LASAM), with support from MamaYe, has produced and disseminated scorecards to assess the performance of Lagos State.

No Woman Should Die Giving Birth

The Honourable Minister of Health of the Federal Republic of Nigeria recognises the need for urgent steps to be taken to reverse the trend.

Evidence is key for maternal and perinatal deaths advocacy

A 2014 report by UNFPA ranked Bungoma as the County with the 8th highest burden or maternal deaths in Kenya. Many of these deaths were and still are, preventable.

The numbers matter. Here's why

More than five million babies die in the last few weeks of pregnancy, during labour or soon after delivery every year. Reviewing deaths can lead to fewer such cases in the future.

Using scorecards to catalyse action

Using scorecard is essential to catalyse action on Maternal and Newborn Health

Strengthening Data Quality and Use: A Priority for Malawi

Since 2011, key achievements have been made in strengthening data quality and use in health, particularly around the quantity and availability of data. However, many challenges remains.

The role of multi-disciplinary teams in MDSR

The Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (MDSR) Action Network asked experts about the importance of multi-disciplinary teams in MDSR systems. Here are the insights they shared with us.

Support for maternal death reviews in Bonthe and Koinadugu

Maternal death review meetings were held to discuss cases and to brief participants on the new national MDSR guidelines. Find out how MDR committees are managing.

MP equips CHPS compound to serve pregnant women

The Member of Parliament for Tano North in Brong-Ahafo Region, Mrs. Freda Prempeh, has presented medical equipment worth GH¢30,000.00 to the Subonpan Community Health Planning Services compound in…