WOMEN'S WEEKLY: Women and reproductive health rights, maternal mortality
Friday, September 12, 2008
Maternal mortality is a global health that is crucial to our national health indicators. In this Women's Weekly edition, we provide a documented medical perspective on these important areas in our nation health systems.
Maternal, neo-natal and child mortality and morbidity
Definition of maternal mortality
Neonatal, infant and under-5 mortality
What is reproductive health?
What is Reproductive Rights?
Reproductive Health Indicators
Regional level (Africa)
Causes of newborn
*National Level (The Gambia)
Why do women die?
Factors underlying the medical direct causes of maternal deaths
The 3 delays that kill
In contrast, according to (WHO,2003) awareness creation on rights can empower women, to know their sexual and reproductive health rights. This provides the opportunity for better interaction at family level and ability to access and evaluate quality of health services, therefore, government and partners need to cater for human, material and financial resources on a sustained basis.
Author: by Mariatou Ngum - Saidy