News tagged with maternal mortality

Women's group support can improve birth outcomes

Community support groups can reduce neonatal mortality, and lower rates of maternal depression-provided that the population coverage is wide enough and the programmes are appropriately designed. These are ...

Mar 07, 2010
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Lancet: Sharp drop in maternal deaths worldwide

(AP) -- The number of women dying in childbirth worldwide has dropped dramatically, a British medical journal reports, adding that it was pressured to delay its findings until after U.N. meetings this week on public health ...

Apr 14, 2010
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Playing Fertility in a Different Key

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sometimes a couple can't get pregnant although anatomically everything seems normal. Emory reproductive endocrinologist Sarah Berga may be able to explain why: Stress.

Jul 13, 2010
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WHO cuts global estimate for maternal deaths

(AP) -- The World Health Organization said Wednesday that fewer women die each year from complications during pregnancy and childbirth than previously estimated, but efforts to sharply cut maternal mortality by 2015 are ...

Sep 15, 2010
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Ten principles to strengthen global health

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ten guiding principles to strengthen global health strategies and outcomes have been created by a Yale School of Public Health professor and other experts.

Dec 22, 2010
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