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MDG Report 2014: India among worst performers in poverty reduction, maternal death and sanitation

Author(s): Moushumi Sharma  Date:Jul 9, 2014 Report shows good progress in areas like poverty alleviation and access to clean water and controlling diseases like TB, Malaria Some MDG targets, such as increasing access to sanitation and reducing child and maternal mortality… Continue Reading →

#BringBackOurGirls: Kidnapping Horror in Nigeria #Vaw

  Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) — Nigeria defended its response to the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by the terror group Boko Haram, even as details emerged Tuesday about a second mass abduction, adding to a growing global outrage over the fate… Continue Reading →

#India – Khirki mob ‘molested’ us, say African women #Vaw

Raj Shekhar,TNN | Jan 18, NEW DELHI: The four African women who were allegedly evicted from their house in Khirki Extension and forcibly taken to AIIMS in the early hours of Thursday for a medical test for drugs have given a written… Continue Reading →

Capital Punishment: Dying Out but Still Killing #deathpenalty

Posted: 28/06/2013 , huffingtonpost It’s a loose comparison, but sometimes I think that people who get executed these days are like those killed right at the end of a war. Another day, another month … and they might survived. I say… Continue Reading →

#India – Africans complain of discrimination in Mumbai

BBC News Sheeba Rani has been ostracised by many friends and relatives for marrying Nigerian Sambo Davis Africans staying in and around India‘s commercial capital, Mumbai (Bombay), complain of indiscriminate racism and constant police harassment, reports the BBC’s Zubair Ahmed…. Continue Reading →

When corporations abuse human rights

Can a corporation face civil liability in a U.S. court for aiding a foreign government’s acts of torture and murder of innocent villagers? That was the question before the Supreme Court on Oct. 1 when it heard oral arguments in… Continue Reading →

#Fellowship- Maternal Health #India #mustshare

THE MATERNAL HEALTH YOUNG CHAMPIONS PROGRAM       Maternal mortality is a major threat to women’s lives in developing countries. While maternal health outcomes have improved in some countries over the past few decades, rates of maternal death remain… Continue Reading →

A LANDMARK JUDGMENT – Holds That Dismissal Based On #HIV-Positive Status Is Unlawful

  October 9, 2012 Lagos, Nigeria Press Statement SERAC WINS A LANDMARK COURT JUDGMENT – Holds That Dismissal Based On HIV-Positive Status Is Unlawful The Lagos State High Court handed down a landmark judgment in the first ever Human Immunodeficiency… Continue Reading →

Maternal Deaths Halved in 20 Years, but Faster Progress Needed

UN News The report “Trends in maternal mortality: 1990 to 2010”, shows that from 1990 to 2010, the annual number of maternal deaths dropped from more than 543,000 to 287,000 – a decline of 47 per cent. While substantial progress… Continue Reading →

The Midwives Service Scheme in Nigeria

Seye Abimbola1*, Ugo Okoli1, Olalekan Olubajo1,Mohammed J. Abdullahi1, Muhammad A. Pate2,3 1 National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria, 2Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria, 3 Duke Global Health Institute, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America Citation: Abimbola S, Okoli U, Olubajo O, Abdullahi MJ, Pate… Continue Reading →

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