Invest in Women’s Health to Eliminate Maternal Deaths in Ghana

Invest in Women’s Health to Eliminate Maternal Deaths in Ghana

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recently convened a meeting of health leaders and experts from over 30 countries to set a global plan of action to ensure that no woman, newborn, child or adolescent dies from preventable causes by 2030. The meeting was to identify ways or interventions to accelerate progress towards improving the lives of women, children, and adolescents. The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children and Adolescents’ Health, the UN campaign to…

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Sepsis is New Silence Cause of Maternal and Infant Deaths In Sub-Sahara Africa

Sepsis is New Silence Cause of Maternal and Infant  Deaths In Sub-Sahara Africa

Sepsis has been identified as a new silence cause of maternal and newborn deaths in Sub-Sahara Africa. According to MamaYe infograph that illustrates a new trend of maternal and newborn deaths in Sub-Sahara Africa, sepsis kills at least 154,000 newborn babies annually. “Every year, 1,027,000 newborn babies die of which 154 000 of these deaths are caused by sepsis”, it stated. Improving maternal health was one of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) adopted by…

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