African Leaders Agree on Ways Forward on Maternal and Child Health

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UNFPA: The high-level debate which opened in Kampala, Uganda, yesterday on “Promoting Maternal, Infant and Child Health and Development in Africa, ended this evening with an agreement by Africa’s leaders…

A Special Forum for Gulf Nurses Concludes in Dubai

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More than 120 Pediatric Nurses from the Gulf region attend "Trusted Golden Care Forum", hosted by Pfizer Nutrition Gulf, discussing the latest updates in the care of infants and young children

African Leaders Agree To Expand Maternal Health Campaign As AU Summit Concludes

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African leaders participating in the 15th African Union (AU) Summit, which concluded on Tuesday, agreed to expand a campaign aimed at curbing maternal mortality on the continent and adopted other "key actions" in an effort to reduce infant and maternal mortality

Familiar Pledges on Child and Maternal Health

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During the three-day summit of African Union heads of state, roughly 37,000 children and 2,000 women died across Africa, mostly from preventable causes, says a civil society coalition for child and maternal health. 

Lure of cash aids India’s efforts to reduce number of women dying in childbirth

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Indian government officials see the traditional childbearing mind-set as an obstacle to the prosperity and health of a rising economic powerhouse that still has one of the world’s worst rates of maternal mortality.

Pakistan: Government to implement breastfeeding rules in true spirit

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The government is committed to implement the Breastfeeding (BF) Rules in true spirit which were notified last year to protect the health of newborn babies.

Canada’s takes initiative on maternal, newborn and child health

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For mothers and newborns, Canada will focus its efforts on improving the services and care needed to ensure healthy pregnancies and safe delivery, while placing a particular emphasis on meeting the nutritional needs of pregnant women, mothers, newborns and young children.

TIMOR-LESTE: “Spectacular” reduction in child mortality rates

Asia’s newest nation has made significant strides in healthcare.

Ulama ought to play role in saving mothers, infants lives

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Ulema has a major responsibility to address issues of mothers and child health and play their due share in saving thousands of precious lives that die every year due to ignorance.

Rwanda: Experts meet to discuss infant mortality

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"Rwanda has embraced the challenges that MDGs pose, and has made substantial progress towards achieving them. However, work remains to be done in many areas particularly in maternal and child health which are the MDGs four and five," reads a statement from the Rwandan MoH.