(20) A separate study has been taken up as views of HCPs regarding male participation in M&NBC, is equally important to design programme strategies to suit men for improving newborn survival and making pregnancy safer
[5.] World Health organization: Making pregnancy safer
; Millennium Development Goal 5.
As the Making Pregnancy Safer
initiative gained momentum, it became clear that to act effectively to prevent maternal deaths, countries required more information than maternal mortality ratios or death certificate data, as neither of these on their own give enough information about which women are dying or why they died, or what can been done to prevent such deaths in future.
* Matthews Mathai, Department of Making Pregnancy Safer
, WHO, Geneva
(2.) WHO, ICM and FIGO launch: Making pregnancy safer
: the critical role of the skilled attendant.
Dr Monir Islam of WHO presented the Making Pregnancy Safer
award to Siti Simaiti of Indonesia and midwives Histaphi Kenkeyani of Malawi and Phoebe Lolly Mashao of South Africa were delighted to receive Save the Children awards from Princess Anne during her visit to the Congress.
Dr Monir Islam, Making Pregnancy Safer
Department, WHO, reiterated that there are nearly 200 million pregnancies in the world each year and 75 million of these are unwanted.
(2.) Making Pregnancy Safer
: the critical role of the skilled attendant; 2004, WHO Geneva.
The meeting was organised by the WHO Dept of Making Pregnancy Safer
and was attended by many of those present in Geneva for the World Health Assembly.
Chantal Gillard, a Dutch Labour Party Member of Parliament with responsibility for development co-operation and medical ethics, brought together on Mother's Day in May a high-level group of representatives including Nester T Moyo of ICM and Dr Monir Islam of WHO Making Pregnancy Safer
(Chantal, Nester and Monir are seen in the front row of the picture).
From the WHO Making Pregnancy Safer
department: 'As one of the oldest and most respected professions in the world, the work of midwives is celebrated annually on 5 May ...
This second edition of the modules has been developed under the auspices of the Making Pregnancy Safer
team and is being published jointly by WHO and ICM.