Developing countries suffer midwife shortage

Developing countries suffer midwife shortage

Joe DeCapua for VOA – WNN Science & Health (WNN) Washington DC, UNITED STATES, NORTHERN AMERICA: A new report said there’s a severe shortage of midwives in more than 70 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Those countries suffer 96 percent of the world’s maternal deaths and more than 90 percent of stillbirths and […]

Global Infant Mortality Ranking Called Compromised

Global Infant Mortality Ranking Called Compromised

Todd Neale – MedPage Today – Tuesday, 21 February 2012 (originally published 18 Feb) The variation in rankings of perinatal and infant mortality between countries, which is often used as an indicator of healthcare quality, is probably related to differences in how the smallest and most premature babies are registered in national databases, researchers found. […]