The Inter-Parlimentary Union organized a summit for MP’s from ten countries to discuss ways in which they could assume more accountability for maternal and newborn health concerns.
Some women may fear that fee waiver could result in lower quality of care at government health facilities.
More than 1 million babies die the day they are born every year, and the 14 countries with the highest rates of first-day deaths are all in Africa.
Speaking during the release of the report in Nairobi, the head of the Division of Nutrition at the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Terry Wefwafwa said that the report is a call to action for Kenyans to rediscover the importance of breastfeeding.
MCHIP discusses Madagascar’s approach to Maternal and Newborn Health.
Local distribution of solar lamps to remote health workers help to reduce childbirth risks in northern Kenya.
Thousands of infants born in remote northern parts of Kenya in the past six weeks risk contracting tuberculosis (TB) due to a vaccine shortage.
Scaling up of midwifery educators’ training will drastically improve maternal and neonatal health in Sub-Saharan Africa – Kenya Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka
For the last few years, UNICEF has been working with partners on an innovation to address issues related to HIV/AIDS and PMTCT – the Mother-Baby Pack.
Women to seek medical attention to ensure they deliver safely and also save their newborn babies