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Central Region: 29 expectant mothers died during child birth in first six months of 2023


Twenty-nine expectant mothers in the Central Region died during childbirth from January to June this year. The deaths were mostly caused, among others, by excessive bleeding after birth (Postpartum haemorrhage) and high blood pressure disorders during pregnancy and Sepsis. Dr Agnes Achiamaa Anane, the Deputy Director, Clinical Care at the Central Regional Health Directorate, gave […]

Niger halves clinic childbirth blood-loss deaths


Researchers working with the ministry of health in Niger say they have managed to more than halve the number of women who are dying due to blood loss after giving birth in health facilities. Blood loss has long been the biggest cause of maternal deaths in Niger and many other developing nations. Over the last […]