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Breaking Mortality Rate In Ethiopia

Breaking Mortality Rate In Ethiopia

Giving birth is a woman’s natural gift. Every girl could regret missing the chance to be a mom. But in developing countries moms face a lot of challenges while giving birth. Back in the years, out of 100 thousand mothers in the nation, about 1500 of them used to die. Ethiopia is pressing ahead with […]

Policing Pregnant Women Won’t Stop Maternal Deaths

Policing Pregnant Women Won’t Stop Maternal Deaths

For women in East Africa, the only legal right to abortion rests on a 1938 precedent from England that says a doctor can perform one if it saves a woman’s life. For 80 years, East African nations, including Kenya and Uganda, have relied on this colonial ruling, which is no longer the law of the […]

Working Mother Maternity Bants -The Struggles After Maternity Leave

Working Mother Maternity Bants -The Struggles After Maternity Leave

Going back to work after maternity leave is pretty much a drag. Depending on how much time you get, you could be leaving a two or six month old (or older) at home. You’re really just getting to know each other, after all. Leaving your baby with a care provider can feel very daunting and is quite different from leaving […]

Hepatitis E BreakOut In Nambia

Hepatitis E BreakOut In Nambia

A 26-YEAR-OLD mother who had just given birth is the first known victim of the hepatitis E outbreak in Windhoek that has been confirmed by the health ministry. The disease that affects the liver is transmitted through faecal contaminated water and poor sanitation. The health minister, Bernard Haufiku, told the media yesterday that a hepatitis […]

Anike Lawal: Building an Online Community For Maternal Health with Mamalette

Anike Lawal: Building an Online Community For Maternal Health with Mamalette

According to a 2015 report from the World Health Organisation (WHO), approximately 830 women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth every day and a high percentage of all maternal deaths occur in developing countries, including Nigeria.Specifically a report by the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), indicated that Nigeria loses 2,300 children […]