Perilous pregnancies: How to improve maternal health in Tanzania?

From AfricaCan End Poverty Mon Jan 14 2013, 10:56:56

Isis Gaddis

Jacques Morisset

Waly Wane

Pregnancy and childbirth can be a tremendously exciting time for a family if the expectant mother and her unborn child benefit from quality medical services and the baby is delivered in a safe environment. However, it can also be a traumatizing experience if the mother loses her life during childbirth or if the newborn is sick or dies. In Tanzania many mothers and mothers-to-be are dying young and unnecessarily as illustrated by the following statistics:

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse

You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Sénégal:   Coup d'envoi du dialogue national (news)
Radio France Internationale
28 May 2016

Le dialogue national proposé par le président Macky Sall a débuté comme prévu ce samedi matin 28 mai, deux mois après le « oui » au ... [read more]

Sénégal:   Macky zappe Y'en A Marre et M23 pour le dialogue national au palais de la République (news)
Sud Quotidien
28 May 2016

Les mouvements Y'en a marre et M23 ne seront pas au Palais de République pour la cérémonie d'ouverture du dialogue national convoqué par le chef de l'État. ... [read more]

Sénégal:   Lettre d'Abdoulaye Wade à Macky Sall (document)
Sud Quotidien
28 May 2016

J'ai l'honneur d'accuser très respectueusement réception de votre lettre du 24 mai 2016 par laquelle vous invitez notre parti à la cérémonie de lancement du ... [read more]

blogAfrica is's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!

Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...