The scene outside the stadium mirrored a celebratory atmosphere as some 1,000 midwives from 103 countries gathered on a warm Durban winter day cheering for a common cause: The world needs more midwives.
One-in-500 women die in childbirth in Bangladesh – with cultural factors as much to blame as a lack of medical care.
Neonatal death can reduce to a great extent by ensuring adequate antenatal care and institutional delivery as the death rate has become a grave concern among the medical personnel and related others.
Underprivileged mothers of Titas upaliza in Comilla who had their deliveries and anti-natal care services at health complex or any other health facilities are getting cash incentives and gifts for new born babies.
Read about a recent study that investigated the effects of iron supplements on neonatal mortality in developing countries.