Kenya Government keen on maternal health
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03 May 2016Article
Last month, the Government of Kenya in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund launched a report on maternal health. The launch of the ‘Assessment of the UNFPA Campaign to End Preventable Maternal and New-born Mortality in support of the... MORE
Rwanda: Children to Be Dewormed During 'Maternal and Child Health Week'
A nurse at Kagugu Health Centre immunises pupils of APAPEC Irebero Primary School. (File) The New Times
28 April 2016Article
The Ministry of Health, in partnership with the Office of the First Lady, through Imbuto Foundation, yesterday launched what they called 'Maternal and Child Health Week', with a call on parents to closely monitor their children from the time of... MORE
Africa reiterates global call to end malaria by 2030 during global commemorations
Deputy Chairperson of the African Union, H.E. Mr. Erastus Mwencha.
27 April 2016Article
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 26 April 2016: 54 Member State backed More than 300 experts and diplomats from the African Union and development partners meeting in Addis Ababa Monday to define Africa’s future health direction jointly commemorated World... MORE
Health Experts Define Africa’s Health Direction
AU Health Experts
27 April 2016Article
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 27 April 2016- With the continental and global consensus on sustainable development in the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2063 the African Union on Tuesday finalised the review of key health policy instruments that... MORE
Six African nations could be malaria-free by 2020: WHO
One of the goals of the WHO's 2016-2030 programme against malaria is to wipe out the disease in at least 10 countries by the end of this decade. FILE PHOTO | JACOB OWITI | NATION MEDIA GROUP
26 April 2016Article
GENEVA Six countries in Africa, the continent where malaria is most widespread, could be free of the disease by 2020, according to a World Health Organization report published Monday to mark World Malaria Day. One of the goals of the WHO's 2016-2030... MORE
Six African nations could be malaria-free by 2020: WHO
One of the goals of the WHO's 2016-2030 programme against malaria is to wipe out the disease in at least 10 countries by the end of this decade. FILE PHOTO | JACOB OWITI | NATION MEDIA GROUP
26 April 2016Article
GENEVA Six countries in Africa, the continent where malaria is most widespread, could be free of the disease by 2020, according to a World Health Organization report published Monday to mark World Malaria Day. One of the goals of the WHO's 2016-2030... MORE
Kenya: It's Time to Stop These Preventable Deaths of Mothers and Children
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22 April 2016Article
The day of a child's birth should be a day filled with joy, but for many Kenyans, it is a day of fear. For the most unfortunate, it is a day of tragedy. For Atieno, a woman living in western Kenya, the fear lasted for days. She laboured for more... MORE
Somalia: Child Malnutrition Soars in Northern Somalia Due to Severe Drought
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19 April 2016Article
Nairobi — Child malnutrition rates are soaring in northern Somalia, where the harshest drought in decades has ravaged crops and livestock, and aid workers fear hunger will worsen with further poor rains predicted. Parts of the region are reeling... MORE
Healthcare Inequities Affecting Women & Children – Medical Doctor says
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18 April 2016Article
The Maternal Child Health (MCH) focal person of World Health Organisation (WHO), Ghana, Dr. Roseline Doe, stated that women and children were the most affected by health care inequities and inadequacies. Dr. Doe made the statement when speaking on... MORE
Sierra Leone Partners with Johns Hopkins to address Maternal Deaths
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14 April 2016Article
Sierra Leone’s largest maternity hospital, the Princess Christian Maternity Hospital (PCMH) has announced a major potential partnership with the Johns Hopkins University to tackle a perennial problem of maternal deaths, among other health issues.... MORE

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