Tanzanians` voices on health issues collected in the run-up to White Ribbon Day will be shared at the Global Citizen Hearing to be held during the World Health Assembly.
The suddenness of this little girl’s death, so soon after her welcome to the world, made it seem particularly cruel. To the nurses, however, it was hardly unusual.
Recent statistics shows that at least 13 percent of born babies in Tanzania are born with low birth weight which contributes to the infant’s deaths by 86 percent.
Pregnant women and newborns are dying due to dirty water, poor hygiene and inadequate sanitation, a new report from the World Health Organization warns.
New publication reports that a lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene in birth settings is killing mothers and newborns in the developing world.
Tanzania committed to the ‘Every Newborn Action Plan and the Sharpened One Plan’ strategies, which if fully implemented, would help reduce maternal and newborn deaths.
Every year according to Kebwe 39,000 Tanzanian babies do not survive their first month of their lives, “Shockingly, this is the 11th highest number of newborn deaths in the world.”
Jhpiego is partnering with the Society of African Gynecologists and Obstetricians (SAGO) to expand and reinforce Ebola preparedness training for frontline health workers across West Africa in the event the virus outbreak spreads further in the region.
Innovators worldwide receive seed grants to help Bangladesh garment workers express, store breast milk, assist with childbirths in remote areas via mobile telecommunications, stabilize vaccines without refrigeration, produce snacks from rice bran waste to fight children’s iron deficiency.
New data released today by the United Nations show that under-five mortality rates have dropped by 49% between 1990 and 2013.