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.
Following nine months of exciting wait, it is unimaginable despair for a mother to learn of stillbirth.
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.
The Honourable Minister of Health of the Federal Republic of Nigeria recognises the need for urgent steps to be taken to reverse the trend.
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.
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 scorecard is essential to catalyse action on Maternal and Newborn Health
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 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.
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.
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…