Study into 'Preeclampsia' provides pathways for novel therapeutic treatments

Scientists have revealed some novel insight into the leading cause of maternal and infant death worldwide, preeclampsia, that could lead to the development of new therapeutic treatments.

Sex education should start as early as 10: Study

Sex education should be imparted to children as young as 10 in order to curb unwanted early pregnancies, unsafe abortions, maternal deaths and STDs across the world, a new study suggests.

Deploying midwives in poor nations could avert millions of maternal and newborn deaths

Researchers have said that a small increase in number of skilled birth attendants in the world`s poorest nations could save the lives of a substantial number of women and their babies.

Harsh Vardhan outlines key to reduce maternal and child deaths

Asserting that the goal of ending preventable child and maternal deaths by 2035 is well within reach, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has outlined six key actions to accelerate achieve this goal.

Maternal health: Despite progress, India has highest number of deaths

Healthcare system in India seems to be improving in the last ten years as far as maternal deaths are concerned. According to a report released by the United Nations (UN), the country has witnessed a decline in maternity mortality rates between 1990 and 2013.

Campaign to reduce maternal deaths in Karnataka

Obstetricians and gynecologists joined hands with US-based international non-profit organisation Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (Path) to reduce maternal deaths across Karnataka.

A maternal death every 10 mins in India: UN

India is likely to miss the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) related to maternal health as one maternal death is being reported every 10 minutes in the country now.

A maternal death every 10 mins in India: UN

India is likely to miss the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) related to maternal health as one maternal death is being reported every 10 minutes in the country now.

`India tops in rate of maternal deaths worldwide`

India and Nigeria accounted for a third of global maternal deaths, with India at 19 per cent (56,000) and Nigeria at 14 per cent (40,000).

`India tops in rate of maternal deaths worldwide`

India and Nigeria accounted for a third of global maternal deaths, with India at 19 per cent (56,000) and Nigeria at 14 per cent (40,000).

Another woman dies at Umaid Hospital

A young woman died after delivery at Umaid Hospital here, where 17 maternal deaths have
taken place in the past few months due to medical negligence.

3 doctors suspended in Jodhpur maternal death case

Rajasthan government on Thursday suspended
three doctors in connection with the death of women who were
given intravenous fluid in two state-run hospitals in Jodhpur.

13th maternal death in Jodhpur hospital

Rajasthan government announced a compensation of Rs one lakh for the families of the victims while the tragedy prompted the National Advisory Council (NAC) headed by Sonia Gandhi to seek an explanation from the Health Ministry.