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GHANA:Blood Of Premature Dead On Heads Of Gov & Doctors…

April 2013 The Chronicle; Quite clearly, something must be fundamentally wrong with the sense of responsibility of both President John Dramani Mahama’s National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration and the striking medical practitioners employed in government hospitals across the country. For if they had shown any sense of responsibility for preserving …

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ZIMBABWE:Youth friendly Family planning pays off

April 2013 TheHerald Online; Zimbabwe’s youth-friendly family planning initiative in nursing schools is a masterpiece other countries should tap into, an East, Central and Southern Africa-Health Community official has said. Speaking at a meeting to review progress made so far and possible ways of scaling up programmes in Harare, family …

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Mengo in new treatment drive- Uganda

April 2013 The Observer; The Katikkiro of Buganda, John Baptist Walusimbi, yesterday officially opened the free immunization and treatment campaign at the Kabaka’s palace (Lubiri-Mengo) to formally start a week of celebrations to mark Kabaka Muwenda Mutebi’s 58th birthday festivities. The campaign follows an invitation from the Kabaka to hospitals …

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Uganda:Maternal mortality rate rises

April 2013 NewVision; Maternal mortality rates have risen again to 438 mothers per 100,000 live births instead of dropping further, making the targeted 131 deaths per 100,000 by 2015 a distant dream. Acting director of the population secretariat Charles Zirarema said the numbers of mothers dying from the mostly preventable …

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