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Ethiopia Reduces Maternal Mortality By Over 70%

Ethiopia Reduces Maternal Mortality By Over 70%

 Ethiopia has slashed maternal death by more than 70 Percent, according to Ministry of Health. The ministry stated that mortality rate of mothers was 1,250 out of 100,000, according to the 1990 World Health Organization Report, but has now dropped to 353 out of 100,000. Despite the decline, 50 percent of the death are caused […]

Woman Delivers Baby Girl Onboard Turkish Airlines

Woman Delivers Baby Girl Onboard Turkish Airlines

A baby was delivered onboard a Turkish Airlines Conakry-Ouagadougou flight on Monday. The birth, according to the airline, was celebrated by passengers and crew. Turkish Airlines’ flight TK538 Conakry-Ouagadougou was already airborne before the birth took place. According to a statement from Turkish Airlines, the cabin crew noticed that a female passenger named Nafi Diaby, […]

Woman Delivers 5 Babies After Fleeing Kenya Doctors’ Strike

Woman Delivers 5 Babies After Fleeing Kenya Doctors’ Strike

An expectant Kenyan mother who fled the doctors’ strike in her country and crossed into Tanzania to seek medical attention has delivered five babies in Kilimanjaro Region. Ms Bahati Tabu, a 37-year-old single mother from Taveta, gave birth to the quintuplets at Faraja Health Centre in Himo District on Sunday. However, four infants, all male, […]

Nigeria Campaign To Stop Women Giving Birth In Church

Nigeria Campaign To Stop Women Giving Birth In Church

Twenty-seven-year-old Ransom Linus Martin, four months into her first pregnancy, has come to the Land of Promise church near the city of Calabar for prayers, but it is also where she will be giving birth. She is not alone in her choice, but campaigners are trying to end the practice which is widespread in southern […]