During her pregnancy, Shure attended three Ante Natal Care (ANC) visits at the Guro Furto health centre. Unfortunately, she had not received the required post-natal visit schedule following her delivery.
Zika virus usually causes mild illness; with symptoms appearing a few days after a person is bitten by an infected mosquito. Most people with Zika virus disease will get a slight fever and rash. Others may also get conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, and feel tired.
In order to address the need to reduce inequalities and showcase necessary measurement improvements to uncover them, the Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) is partnering for the fourth time with PLOS for a new collection.
With support from Save the Children, government recently launched a pilot health promotion campaign. The six-month long campaign focuses on promotion of KMC for low birth weight babies and pre-term babies.
The United States ranks near the bottom of the world's wealthy countries when it comes to the number of women who die from complications of pregnancy and childbirth, according to new data from the World Health Organization.
Prematurity is the leading direct cause of neonatal deaths in the world. Of the 4 million neonatal deaths per year worldwide, prematurity and low birth weight are at issue in 20 % of cases.
Maternal mortality has fallen by 44% since 1990, United Nations agencies and the World Bank Group reported today.
Overall the Global Maternal and Newborn Health (GMNHC) delivered on all counts of a great meeting.
Researchers, activists, officials and journalists gather in Mexico City to discuss healthcare for mothers and infants.
The majority of maternal and newborn deaths – approximately 60% and 75%, respectively – happen after childbirth?