Improving Maternal Health

Improving Health

Cible5.A. Reduce by three-quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality rate Target 5.B. Making access to reproductive health universal by 2025 About 289,000 women died in 2013 during pregnancy or during childbirth, a 45% decrease from 1990. Most of them died because they did not have access to the benefit Ordinary or emergency care by qualified personnel. Progress has been made particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. But on this continent and unlike developed countries, where the risk of a woman dying during pregnancy or during childbirth is 1 in 3700,…

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Improving Global Health: Planning For Tuberculosis Control Activities For The Next Decade

Improving Global Health

Dermot Maher, Chris Dye, Katherine Floyd, Andrea Pantoja, Knut Lonnroth, Alasdair Reid, Eva Nathanson, Thad Pennas, Uli Fruth, Jane Cunningham, Heather Ignatius, Mario C Raviglione, The Global Plan to Stop TB 2006-2015 provides guidelines for policy makers and national program managers. It outlines the key interventions needed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for tuberculosis (TB), which is to halve the prevalence and mortality of tuberculosis (TB) between 1990 and 2015 and save 14 million Of lives. Developed by a large group of partners, the plan proposes a strategy…

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Launch of Improvement Projects by Canadian Health Organizations

Canadian Health Organizations

Several teams focus on providing community-based care Ottawa, Canada – April 26, 2017 – The Canadian Foundation for Health Services Improvement (CFHSS) today unveiled nine new projects to improve health services in Canada for the coming year as part of its The flagship scholarship program. The goal is to find innovative ways to transfer care from the hospital to the patient’s home or community. Designed by health organizations in Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia and Nova Scotia, these projects were selected as part of the EXTRA FORCES program, a 14-month, fully…

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