The MamaYe Ghana campaign wishes to express its profound gratitude to you for your immense support throughout the year. The campaign recognizes the tenacity with which you have worked throughout the year despite the countless challenges we have scaled collectively. Clearly, the lives of our mothers and babies are invaluable to us all - the reason we braved through the odds.
The Jomoro District in the Western Region recorded seven maternal deaths in November 2013.
The third article of the Lancet Neonatal Survival Series published in 2005 indicates that coverage of interventions to address newborn mortality is low, progress in scaling up is slow, and inequality is high, especially for access to skilled clinical interventions.
In the Coast Region of Tanzania there has been an increase in the number of women delivering in a health care facility—a 9% increase to be precise. I could not help noticing that it was also reported that 9% of government health workers said that their motivation to go to work improved.
Friday, December 6 known as Farmers’ Day was a holiday set aside to celebrate the hardworking farmers in Ghana. Ordinarily, many people will throng beaches and recreational centres to have fun to while away the time.
The UNICEF statistics on maternal death as presented the other day by its Deputy Country Director, Madam Rushman Murtaza, are worrying. Speaking at a recent workshop for the Council of Traditional Women Leaders, she was reported to have said that of every 100,000 pregnant women who went into labour, 350 of them lost their lives during childbirth.