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Maternal health

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photo: CUAMM

"Every day 1500 women die due to complications in pregnancy or childbirth. 10 000 babies per day die within the first month of life and an equal number of babies are born dead. Skilled care around the time of birth would greatly reduce the number of these needless deaths." (WHO)


MMI Secretariat

MMI Network joins Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Basel, 3 July 2012. The Medicus Mundi International Network becomes a member of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), a WHO led global health partnership that "joins ... »Read more | »Show all (2)

Health Poverty Action

Mothers on the Margins

"Every year between 230,000 and 398,000 women die before, during or just after childbirth. 99% of these women are in developing countries. These figures are unacceptable in themselves, but some ... »Read more

Conference Report
MM Switzerland

Creating perspectives for life: Mother and child health in developing countries

Basel, 6 November 2012. This year's Swiss Health Cooperation Symposium organized by the Network Medicus Mundi Switzerland focused on mother and child health. Mother and child health is one of ... »Read more | »Show all (3)

MM Switzerland

How to Best Apply a Human Rights-based Approach to Sexual and Reproductive Health

Berne, 22 November 2016 / 25 January 2017. "In recent years we have seen a renewed global commitment to a human rights-based approach to development and, particularly to the universal ... »Read more | »Show all (6)


Cordaid receives nearly 30 million to continue work on SRHR

Cordaid, leading a consortium of specialized agencies, has won a tender bid from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to further develop and expand our sexual reproductive health ... »Read more | »Show all (16)

MMI Secretariat

Thematic guide: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

"Our thematic guide to internet resources leads you beyond the limits of the Medicus Mundi International Network. Any important resources missing? Please let us know." > Thematic guide ... »Read more

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