Maternal Health

World Pneumonia Day

24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually

Every year 24,000 children under five years of age die of pneumonia in Bangladesh. And 13 per cent of them die due to oxygen deficiency. In the hospitals, 45 per cent of under 5 cdeaths are due to ...

24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually

Mother and child welfare

20,000 normal deliveries at single centre

In December 2004, a certain Afsari Khanam was posted as a medical officer (clinic) who changed the whole scenario as she believed in serving pregnant mothers of poor families

20,000 normal deliveries at single centre

Stillbirths increase amid pandemic

In 2019, the rate of stillbirths was 3.73 per cent while the percentage was 4.14 the next year. In the first six months of the current year, the stillbirth rate stood at 3.82 per cent

Stillbirths increase amid pandemic

'Vaccinating pregnant, lactating mothers recommended'

The National Immunisation Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) on Monday recommended that the pregnant as well as lactating mothers get Covid-19 vaccine shots

'Vaccinating pregnant, lactating mothers recommended'

Breastfeeding results in a healthier mother-child duo

Breast milk contains just the right amount of macro and micronutrients, antioxidants, enzymes, immune properties and antibodies from the mom

Breastfeeding results in a healthier mother-child duo

What expecting mothers should know about Rh incompatibility?

A pregnant woman with the Rh-negative blood type would require particular care, especially if the baby the woman is carrying is Rh-positive, as this causes Rh incompatibility

What expecting mothers should know about Rh incompatibility?

Kapasia now global model for zero maternal mortality

The ‘maternal mortality-free Kapasia’ initiative is being conducted with a specially designed software and health manual. This has reduced maternal mortality down to zero in the upazila

Kapasia now global model for zero maternal mortality

Unicef report

Child mortality increases by 13% in the pandemic

The report warns that the South Asian countries would see the death of more 228 thousand children and 11 thousand mothers in the coming years due to limitations in accessing health care.

Child mortality increases by 13% in the pandemic
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