Ugandan government resolves to make safe motherhood a priority

Sibbald, Barbara
July 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/31/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 3, p244
Academic Journal
The article reports that the Ugandan Parliament has passed a resolution making safe motherhood a priority. The proposal was introduced by Member of Parliament Sylvia Ssinabulya in December 2006 and overwhelmingly endorsed by all parties. The resolution establishes a maternal mortality control to assess how to deal with the problem and makes registration of maternal deaths compulsory. The resolution also targets remedial action where it is most needed.


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