Ugandan government resolves to make safe motherhood a priority
- Ugandan government resolves to make safe motherhood a priority. Sibbald, Barbara // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal Supplement;7/31/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 3, p244
The article reports on the passage of a resolution in Uganda in July 2007 geared toward promoting safe motherhood, thereby, reducing maternal mortality. Introduced in December 2006 by Member of Parliament Sylvia Ssinabulya, the resolution drafts a maternal mortality control to determine how to...
- An obstinate patient. Kothari, Shyam // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/19/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7454, p1473
Presents a firsthand account of the death of a pregnant woman with Eisenmenger's syndrome. Refusal of the woman to terminate the pregnancy; Desire of the woman for motherhood; Birth of her baby.
- The Safe Motherhood Initiative: Why Has It Stalled? Maine, Deborah; Rosenfield, Allan // American Journal of Public Health;Apr99, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p480
Complications of pregnancy and childbirth are still the leading cause of death and disability among women of reproductive age in developing countries. After decades of neglect, the founding of the Safe Motherhood Initiative in 1987 promised action on this problem. A dozen years later, there is...
- A district-based audit of the causes and circumstances of maternal deaths in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Supratikto, Gunawan; Wirth, Meg E.; Achadi, Endang; Cohen, Surekha; Ronsmans, Carine // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2002, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p228
A district-based audit of maternal and perinatal mortality began during 1994 in three provinces of South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Both medical and non-medical factors were documented and an effort was made to progress from merely assessing substandard care to recommending improvements in access to...
- MATERNAL MORTALITY--A WAY TO REDUCE DEATHS. // Women's International Network News;Spring2002, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p55
Discusses ways to prevent maternal deaths in several countries. Causes of maternal death; Ratio of maternal mortality in Asia-Pacific countries; Responsibility of governments in preventing maternal deaths.
- DERECHO A DECIDIR. Freitas, Luis // Vida y Ã‰tica;2010, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p359
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- Developing training modules for nurses in safe motherhood. Allagh, Komal Preet; Thippaiah, Anitha // Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development;Apr-Jun2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p93
Background: Maternal mortality remains a challenge in India. The current maternal mortality rate in India is 254 (India statistics, WHO, 2005). In Andhra Pradesh, the maternal mortality rate is 154 (2009) and the 2015 target is to reach below 100. The Each One save One (EOSO) program believes...
- Use pattern of maternal health services and determinants of skilled
care during delivery in Southern Tanzania: implications for
achievement of MDG-5 targets. Mpembeni, Rose N. M.; Killewo, Japhet Z.; Leshabari, Melkzedeck T.; Massawe, Siriel N.; Jahn, Albrecht; Mushi, Declare; Mwakipa, Hassan // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2007, Vol. 7, p29
Background: Almost two decades since the initiation of the Safe motherhood Initiative, Maternal Mortality is still soaring high in most developing countries. In 2000 WHO estimated a life time risk of a maternal death of 1 in 16 in Sub- Saharan Africa while it was only 1 in 2800 in developed...
- The struggle to reduce maternal mortality. Sibbald, Barbara // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/31/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 3, p243
The article discusses the continuing efforts to reduce maternal mortality since the global health community signed on to the Safe Motherhood Initiative in 1987 and vowed to halve the number of women who die in childbirth by the year 2000. The recent progress is partially attributed to...