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Reducing maternal mortality in Bagurugu with modifications

  Mr Sulemana Imoro, 45, is an opinion leader at Bagurugu in the Karaga District of the Northern Region. He is  dedicated to working towards the...

ITC help reduce maternal mortality in the N/R.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is being used to educate pregnant women on their health throughout their gestation period to help reduce maternal mortality...

Eastern Region Takes Stand Against Maternal mortality

  The Eastern Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC), in collaboration with the Ghana Health Service, on Friday launched the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) five Accelerated Framework...

Maternal Mortality Rate in Nigeria Drops By 30 Per cent

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said that maternal mortality rate in Nigeria had dropped by 30 per cent in the last four years....

Maternal mortality reduce by 60 per cent in Nigeria

The Minister of State for Health, Dr Muhammad Pate has said that Nigeria recorded 60 per cent reduction in maternal and newborn mortality rate...

CARMMA project reduces maternal mortality rate in Ghana

Ghana?s work on the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA), was on Thursday showcased as one of the activities that...

4 Districts in UWR to benefit from ASUDEV $160,000 project to fight maternal and...

Action for Sustainable Development (ASUDEV), a local NGO, has launched a $160,000 project to help fight maternal mortality in four districts of the Upper...

MDGs, Stakeholders Units Against Maternal Mortality

The Office of the Senior Special Assistant on the Millennium Development Goals, OSSAP-MDGs and other stakeholders in the Health sector have again declared their...

Jonathan reaffirms commitment to accelerated reduction of maternal, infant mortality

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday said the Federal Government would continue to commit more resources and effort to accelerate the reduction of maternal...

Ghana Misses Maternal Mortality Target

Ghana Flag A REPORT by the Special Committee of Parliament on Poverty Reduction Strategy has revealed that Ghana is losing the battle against the high incidence...

Infant Mortality Reduces

children entertaining the audience. inset: Amos Sarfo, Communications Director of the NGO launching the program COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL, an NGO has launched its Child Survival...

Chimps May Experience Midlife Crises.

There comes a time in some men's lives when the days seem darker, mortality more certain, and the only sensible response is to blow...

Mtn Foundation Celebrates 5 Years Of Enriching Lives

MTN Ghana Foundation has celebrated its 5years of its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSRs) IN Ghana. The celebration was held under the theme, ?Celebrating 5 years...

Latest ESCAP Statistical Yearbook reminds that progress in reducing development gaps in Asia-Pacific has...

Bangkok (UN ESCAP Strategic Communications and Advocacy Section) ? Asia and the Pacific has made impressive gains in improving the living conditions of its people and...

Politicians ignore maternal mortality issues ? Participants

Participants at a forum organised in Bolgatanga on Tuesday blamed political parties for showing little or no commitment on issues relating to maternal mortality. The...

Diarrhea is major cause of child mortality

Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye -Marfo, Brong- Ahafo Regional Minister, on Monday stated that  diarrhea has been identified as a major cause of illness and death...

A/R leads in maternal mortality cases ?In Ghana

The region currently leads in maternal mortality in the country, recording 252 cases in 2011 and 122 as of the middle of this year.The...

CIA ranks Ghana 41st on world maternal mortality rate

Ghana has been ranked 41st on world maternal mortality rate index,  according to CIA World Fact book report made available to the Ghana News...

Cellphones reduce maternal mortality by 30 percent

Abiye Safe Motherhood Project focus on improving maternal and child health. Two years following the launch of Abiye Safe Motherhood Project and the...

UNFPA, Ghana partner to fight maternal mortality

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Ghana is collaborating with the Government of Ghana (GoG) to fight maternal mortality in five regions of the...

Ablakwa Hints At President Mills? Mortality

It is about time the government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidly and publicly issued a statement clearly acknowledging the fact that, indeed,...

WHO blames premature mortality on alcohol

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that alcohol abuse is the third largest risk factor for premature mortality and disability in the world.The...

Maternal mortality still high in Greater Accra Region

The Greater Accra Region continues to record high maternal deaths despite efforts by health authorities to curb the situation. Available statistics indicate that 242 women...

Ghana urged to adopt Oxfam’s maternal mortality model

Mrs Rosemary Anderson Akolaa, Health Advocacy Manager of Oxfam, has said there was the need for Ministry of Health to empower the Ghana Health...

Ghana unlikely to meet MDG on maternal health, infant mortality

Ghana is unlikely to meet the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target of 185 per 100,000 live births by 2015 unless pragmatic steps are taken...

Gov to secure 52m Euro loan…to fight maternal mortality

Vice President John Dramani Mahama, on Wednesday, announced that the government was in the process of acquiring a Euro 52 million loan facility from...

Infant mortality remains challenge in developing countries

Only 1/3 of targeted reduction on maternal mortality rate met so far According to a report released by the World Bank and the International...

ENDING PNEUMONIA WILL REDUCE INFANT MORTALITY

Ending pneumonia will reduce infant mortalityBy AZOMA CHIKWETuesday, February 14, 2012L-R Prof. I. Omokhodion, Dr. Dorothy Esangbedo, Dr. Idowu Sobanjo and Prof. Ifeoma Ebguonu...

NGO’s collaborate with GHS to reduce maternal mortality in U/E

The Coalition of NGOs in the health sector in the Upper East Region is collaborating with the Upper East Regional Health Directorate to reduce...