The study, published on 27 June 2018, in the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown an alternative drug – heat-stable carbetocin – to be as safe and effective as oxytocin in preventing postpartum haemorrhage.
Weak political commitment, inadequate resources and persistent discrimination against women and girls: these are just some reasons that many countries still don’t openly and comprehensively address sexual and reproductive health and rights. This is borne out by figures. Each year… Read More ›
It will be beneficial for our dear Sierra Leone if Sierra Leoneans, and in particular, our present Government consider the non-discriminatory constitutional provisions, International instruments, conventions and protocols in making all future appointments in every sector of Governance!.
Women in early pregnancy who have high levels of a certain thyroid hormone may be at greater risk for gestational diabetes, compared to women who have normal levels of the hormone, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Their… Read More ›
Apart from these gender gaps in educational attainment, discrimination and social norms shape the terms of female labor force participation – World Bank Report
On Friday, May 25, 2018, the last day of the African Development Bank Annual Meetings, which were held this year in Busan, Korea, the Bank celebrated Africa Day, which commemorates the memory of the founding conference of the Organization of African… Read More ›
Women who experience vaginal bleeding for more than one day during the first trimester of pregnancy may be more likely to have a smaller baby, compared to women who do not experience bleeding in the first trimester, suggest researchers at the National Institutes of Health.