More than a third of children are not registered at birth, making it difficult for them to contribute to economic, social and political life. Could a new governance indicator bring change?
Kubheka of Newcastle, who was ecstatic about his achievement, attained a distinction in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Stillbirths can occur due to a number of reasons including infection, haemorrhages and problems with the umbilical cord such as those experienced by Ndiambani and her baby.
Transition to global south will support a strategic focus on country-level policy and capacity building of mobile health in the countdown to achieving the MDGs.
The kangaroo method, which encourages skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby, is in the spotlight as this week is national Kangaroo Mother Care week.
The worst district for stillbirths was the Western Cape’s Central Karoo district, where they have more than doubled in a year although the number of cases is still small.
Every year, around 660,000 people die from malaria, most of them small children under the age of five.
Rapid scale-up of measures to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV has been the major factor in reducing under-five mortality in general, and deaths from AIDS in particular, the researchers believe.
Some 50 media professionals from across Africa are participating in workshop on the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) which articulated bold new vision about the relationships between population, development and well-bring.
The two sides exchanged views on various issues and challenges facing the governments of the two countries, particularly regarding the improvement of mothers and children’s health.