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One Million Delivery Kits Lined Up, To Reduce Maternal Deaths In Tanzania

One Million Delivery Kits Lined Up, To Reduce Maternal Deaths In Tanzania

The government is set to distribute one million clean delivery kits next year as it moves to reduce alarming neonatal and maternal mortality, as well as morbidity countrywide. This is in additional to 500,000 maternity delivery packs planned for distribution this year, to help nearly two million women who are expected to give birth each […]

Pregnant Woman Dies En Route Hospital In Galadima

Pregnant Woman Dies En Route Hospital In Galadima

A pregnant woman, Folorunsho Mary, has been reported dead while she was being taken to the hospital by her neighbours in Galadima. She died last Thursday at about 9:45p.m. Police sources said one of the neighbours, identified as Samuel, reported at the station that the neighbours decided to assist the deceased to the hospital after […]

25 Percent Of Mothers Die of Severe Bleeding In Busoga’

25 Percent Of Mothers Die of Severe Bleeding In Busoga’

 Severe bleeding and physical violence against mothers remain the leading causes of maternal deaths across Busoga sub-region, a recent Maternal Health Status Report issued by Jinja Regional Referral Hospital indicates. According to the report, severe bleeding accounts for 25 per cent of maternal deaths registered while indirect causes such as physical violence against the mother […]