“These studies revealed that improving people’s health and strengthening health systems required investing in health-enhancing sectors such as education, water and sanitation, social protection, and infrastructure development.”
Most are from preventable causes such as diseases like pneumonia, malnutrition and complications in labour, but new research highlights success in Rwanda.
New data released today by the United Nations show that under-five mortality rates have dropped by 49% between 1990 and 2013.
The international standards – one for the growing fetus and the other for newborns – provide doctors and midwives with clinical tools that can be incorporated immediately into practice during pregnancy and at birth.
The Upper East Region has recorded significant strides in many of the region’s health targets for the years including reduction in newborn death.
Bangladesh has made a commendable success in reducing the mortality rate of under-5 children.
Researchers have shown that maternal infant skin-to-skin contact is an effective and inexpensive way for keeping babies warm and synchronizes with mother’s temperature
The woman hung up her phone and delivered a baby into her yellow and orange skirt so quietly it almost escaped the nurses’ notice.
The deadly earthquake that hit Ludian, Yunnan province, two weeks ago has affected the lives of more than 1 million people, over 250,000 of whom are children.
There are only 500 days left for countries to meet the MDGs.