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Mr Sydney Ageyomah Abilba

Malaria: UER records zero under-five mortality in 2020

Death caused by malaria in children less than five years in the Upper East Region has drastically reduced from 0.72 per cent in 2015...

Save-a-Life Campaign to reduce infant mortality extended

The Vote Drive Save-a-Life Campaign, an initiative to raise funds to help reduce infant mortality in Ghana, has been extended to March 7, 2021,...

Botswana makes progress in elephant mortality investigations

A joint aerial survey team comprising of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks and Eco-exist scientists have completed work in two sections of...
Maternal mortality rate

Techiman Director of Health Has Indicated a Decline in Maternal Mortality

The Techiman Municipal Health Directorate in the Brong-Ahafo Region has recorded a reduction in maternal mortality cases in 2018, Madam Florence Iddrisa, the Municipal...
maternal death

UNFPA secures US$3.5 million to cut maternal mortality in Somalia

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said Monday it has secured 3.5 million U.S. dollar grant for reduction of maternal mortality in Somalia. UNFPA Representative...

Zonta Club walk to raise funds

The Zonta Club of Accra, a member of Zonta International, a global organisation of executives and professionals, has organised a health walk and fundraising...
Mrs. Rebecca Akuffo Addo delivering a speech

Africans urged to bind the potentials of the youth for development

Africans should harness potential of the youth-First Lady The First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has called on African countries to find synergies that would help...
Global climate

Study Quantifies Global Impact of Ozone Exposure on Respiratory Deaths

A new study has quantified the global impact of long-term ozone exposure on respiratory mortality. The study published in the Journal Environmental Health Perspectives by...

Nigeria to tackle maternal, infant mortality nationwide

At least 200,000 Community Health Influences and Promoters of Service Providers will be trained to tackle maternal and infant mortality across Nigeria, the government...
Kwaku Agyemang-manu

Expectant Mothers Encouraged To Heed Counsel Of Medical Practitioners

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu on Wednesday encouraged expectant mothers to heed the counsel of medical practitioners on newly born babies to help reduce...

NGO Supports Three Health Facilities in Fighting Maternal & Infant Mortality

A Non Governmental Organization, Savana Signatures (Save Sign) has widened its scope to fight maternal and infant mortality by supporting 33 health facilities in...

Lady of Grace Hospital Records Zero Maternal Mortality

Zero Maternal Mortality was recorded at our Lady of Grace Hospital (OLGH), Breman Asikuma in 2016 as against two in 2015 and two in...

African Heads Of States Endorse Addis Declaration on Immunisation

Heads of State from across Africa have endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunisation (ADI), a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in...

SEND-Ghana: Ghana’s Maternal Mortality Ratio Very Disturbing

SEND-Ghana says much is desired of policy makers in the area of improving maternal health delivery as a national priority. The organization maintains that Ghana...

Kenya to launch vaccination campaign to reduce carnivore mortality

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Senior Veterinary Officer Dominic Mijele told Xinhua in Nairobi that the vaccination will target dogs living around wildlife habitats. ...

EPPICS projects reduces high rates of maternal mortality

Through the project, maternal mortality rate had decreased from 275/100,000 live births to 57/100,000 live births. Still birth rate had also declined from 2.8/1,000 live...

Teenage pregnancies contribute to maternal mortality in Namibia

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative, Dennia Gayle, said this on Friday during the handover of reproductive health commodities worth 500,000 U.S. dollars to...

Nigeria put mechanisms in place to cut maternal deaths

Minister of Health Isaac Adewole gave the assurance in Abuja, the nation's capital city at the 10th year anniversary of Population Council International (PCI),...

Ecobank donates incubator to Tarkwa hospital

The Ecobank day dubbed “every child in Africa deserves a better future” was aimed at providing help to schools and hospitals across the country. Presenting...

A coup in NPP?

Indeed, some have chalked this rift as having significantly contributed to the electoral success of President Hilla (Babini) Limann, the candidate for the Nkrumah-leaning...

Report indicates that Child mortality has dropped significantly by 50%

The greatest risk is during the first few days after birth, the report says It says that 25 years ago 12.7 million children under...

Tanzania government poised to curb maternal and child mortality

Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Dr Seif Rashid Health and Social Welfare Minister, Seif Rashid speaking at a ceremony to hand over operating theatre...

Ghana?s maternal mortality rate shoots up-WHO

The Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter-Agency Group of the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimated that Ghana?s maternal mortality rate has gone up from 350 per...
Asantehene?Otumfuo Osei Tutu II

Otumfuo unhappy with levels of Maternal Mortality

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has expressed concern about reported cases of infant and maternal mortality across the globe including Ghana. He has, therefore,...

SOGON to fight against High Rate Of Maternal Mortality

The Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON), has unfolded a six themed strategy to be adopted in its efforts to mitigate Nigeria's...

UE Women Ask Govt To Address Maternal, infant mortality

Women groups in Upper East Region at the weekend undertook a peaceful march in Bolgatanga to ask government to put in place pragmatic measures...
Wpid Nhis

Two Communities Not Enjoying NHIS

Maternal Mortality rates is on the ascendency in the Northern Region with worse incidences in the conflict communities of Yiyamba and Bierim in the...

A section of the Health Service Workers

A section of the Health Service Workers, INSET: Professor Ahmed Nuhu Zakariah PROFESSOR AHMED Nuhu Zakariah, Director of the National Ambulance Service (NAS), has...

Our women must survive and they need us to survive-Van Otoo

Dr Linda A. Van-Otoo, Greater-Accra Regional Health Director on Wednesday said the region recorded the highest number of maternal deaths last year, with 201 cases nationwide. She...

Maternal health menace has become a muddy area

The Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate Tuesday made a passionate appeal to stakeholders to get on board to help reduce maternal mortality and meet...