Home
About MMM-R
About Maternal Mortality
News
Links
Contact Us


News

December 2008 New Archive

All Africa Ghana: Pregnant Women Die As a Result of Negative Cultural Practices
Mrs Rosemond Azure, District Director in charge of Health Services in the Talensi-Nabdam District, has expressed worry about how some communities in the Upper East Region did not allowed some pregnant women to attend health facilities on the basis of cultural beliefs resulting in their death.

Back to Top

Thursday 11th December 2008

Accra Daily Mail, Ghana Pregnant women die as a result of negative cultural practices
Mrs. Rosemond Azure, District Director in charge of Health Services in the Talensi-Nabdam District, has expressed worry about how some communities in the Upper East Region did not allowed some pregnant women to attend health facilities on the basis of cultural beliefs resulting in their death.

Back to Top

Indian Express 75 pregnant women die every day in UP
The Uttar Pradesh governement may boast of providing health services to people in rural areas, but the maternal mortality rate (MMR) in the state touches 517 for every one lakh pregnant women, against 301, the MMR of India.

Back to Top