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The state governor for the Nigerian capital Lagos has pledged to continue the long-running battle against maternal mortality.
A pioneering hospital in Somaliland that was the first in the self-declared sovereign state dedicated to women's health has significantly contributed to improving the region's maternal mortality rate.
The parents of four girls from Kenya have appeared in court after being accused of subjecting their daughters to female genital mutilation (FGM).
The US president Barack Obama has pledged to support the battle against HIV and Aids in South Africa.
The Ugandan government has launched a new campaign intended to reduce the country's maternal mortality rate.
Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed is a four-year plan that is hoped will decrease maternal mortality by 26 per cent and infant mortality by 40 per cent.
A new report released by the Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women’s and Children’s Health in France has revealed the country has reduced the rate of maternal mortality that can be attributed to postpartum haemorrhage.
The Nigerian House Committee on Health has announced it will grant police officers compassionate leave every month to spend time with their partners.
Chairman Ndudi Elumelu revealed the plans at the National Assembly, where the initial launch of the Police Action Committee on Aids was staged.
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called for hospitals to share information they may have regarding female genital mutilation (FGM).
A group containing some of the world's most prominent figures in women's healthcare are taking part in the fourth National Women's Health Conference in the UAE.