The evaluation of Safe Motherhood program on maternal care utilization in rural western China: a difference in difference approach
- "Real-Time" Monitoring of Under-Five Mortality: A Vision Tempered by Reality. Bryce, Jennifer; null, null; RMM Working Group // PLoS Medicine;1/25/2016, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Jennifer Bryce and the RMM Working Group describe the origin and rationale of the Real-Time Monitoring of Under-Five Mortality Collection.
- UNICEF: MATERNAL MORTALITY GOALS NOT REACHED SINCE 1990 ACCORDING TO UN CHILDREN'S SUMMIT. // Women's International Network News;Summer2002, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p17
Deals with the claim of Carol Bellamy, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund, that there are areas related to the well-being of children which have not improved since the 1990 Summit for Children. Reasons behind the lack of improvement in reducing the rate of maternal...
- A world in need. // U.S. News & World Report;6/24/96, Vol. 120 Issue 25, p20
Offers data from the United Nations Children's Fund's annual report, `The Progress of Nations 1996.' Ongoing battle for basic needs for children and mothers in the world's poorest nations; Data on maternal deaths, malnourishment and education.
- A Study on Cause of Death and Assessment of the Preventability of Infant Deaths in a Tribal Block of South Gujarat. Patel, Amul; Chauhan, Savitri // Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development;Apr-Jun2014, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p167
Introduction: With decrease in IMR, it becomes important to find out cause of death and assess the preventability for each case of infant death. In India, data on the local prevalent causes of death in general and infant death in particular are virtually non-existent. No such community-based...
- WHO-UNICEF CALL FOR INTENSIFIED EFFORTS TO PROTECT CHILDREN AGAINST MEASLES. // Indian Journal of Medical Sciences;Oct2003, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p471
Reports on the call of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund for intensified efforts to protect children against measles. Main agendum of the "Cape Town Measles Declaration"; Details of the anti-measles drive; Availability of the measles vaccine;...
- BANGLADESH: EARLY MARRIAGE RESULTS IN HIGH MATERNAL MORTALITY. // Women's International Network News;Autumn2002, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p34
Presents a report issued by the United Nations Children's Fund on July 7, 2002 on maternal mortality rates of early marriages in Bangladesh. Ratio of maternal mortality per live births; Figure in adolescent girls; Age range of adolescent brides.
- Study: Over two thousand kids die of injuries each day. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Jan2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p24
The article focuses on the World Report on Child Injury Prevention, released by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, which examined unintentional child injuries worldwide. According to the report, more than 2,000 children die every day as a result of an unintentional or accidental...
- Malaria deaths are the hardest to count. Iley, Karen // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Mar2006, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p165
The article presents a report from Angola which explains why it is difficult to count malaria deaths, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Malaria is such a nebulous disease that the chances of getting the numbers wrong are great, and this may adversely affect decision-making. It is very...
- Maternal mortality underestimated WHO reports. // Women's International Network News;Spring96, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p35
Reports on the results of the study by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) indicating that maternal mortality has been substantially underestimated in the past. Total number of maternal deaths in the world each year; Percentage of the maternal...