Dr Farid Midhat, country Director Jhpiego Pakistan, accompanied by officials Dr Wajiha Javed and Dr Kamran Baig said unassisted deliveries at homes, excessive bleeding during childbirth, delay in reaching healthcare facilities to prevent blood loss, and unavailability of trained CMWs and LHWs during childbirth and infections were some of the major reasons behind high maternal mortality
in Sindh, which were tackled under their project and now the situation in Sindh had improved.
An international nongovernmental organisation, under the auspices of Save Nigerian Mothers Initiatives (SANMINIT), has trained maternity care providers in Osun State on Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics and urged government to tackle high maternal mortality
rate through relevant policies and laws.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Marissa, Aliyya and Patrick about the state's abysmal maternal mortality
rate, its crisis in special education, and Gov.
He says the venture is geared towards buttressing government's efforts in the reduction of maternal mortality
Addressing issues around maternal mortality
is going to be the top focus for the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 2018.
Ante and postpartum hemorrhage cause 31 percent of maternal deaths and eclampsia and preeclampsia cause 24 per cent, which are the most common causes of maternal mortality
, followed by indirect reasons cause (20 percent), abortions (7 percent) and obstructed or prolonged labor (3 percent)," Director (Research) of National Institute of Population Research and Training (NIPORT) Dr M Rafiqul Islam Sarker told BSS.
Objective: To assess the trend of the proportion of maternal mortality
ratio (MMR) due to common direct causes that are the major contributors in Pakistan.
Armando Walle will file legislation to extend the maternal mortality
Registering their serious concern about the current maternal mortality
ratio of 276 per 100,000 live births, the experts sought urgency in strengthening of health, family planning, education, and women development departments across the country.
death from accidents, factors identified in maternal mortality
categorised into four, namely 1.
In The Effect of Occupational Licensing on Consumer Welfare: Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality
(NBER Working Paper No.
is defined as the death of any woman while being pregnant or within 42 completed days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration or site of pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy, but not from accidental or incidental causes.