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Ministry launches campaign on accelerated reduction of maternal mortality rate

The Ministry of Health has launched a campaign on accelerated reduction of maternal mortality rate. This was disclosed in a conference held yesterday at the Cinema Roma here in the capital under the theme: “No Woman Should Die while Giving Life.”

Asmara, 15 September 2010 – The Ministry of Health has launched a campaign on accelerated reduction of maternal mortality rate. This was disclosed in a conference held yesterday at the Cinema Roma here in the capital under the theme: “No Woman Should Die while Giving Life.”

Speaking at the conference in which representatives of various government institutions, the UN, partners and invited guests took part, the Minister of Health, Ms. Amna Nurhusein, pointed out that the Government has been working tirelessly towards dramatically reducing mother and child mortality rate, and as such major achievements have been registered. She further indicated that still more endeavors are being exerted to attain the millennium goal.

Ms. Amna noted that mother’s mortality rate in the country  has declined by 67%  and indicated that Eritrea is one of the developing countries which is expected to   fully achieve  the millennium development goal through  significantly dropping mother and child mortality rate and  scoring accomplishments in all-round health development. 

Likewise, the UNFPA Africa Regional Director, Mr. Bunmi Makinwa, expressed admiration to Eritrea’s exemplary achievements in the health sector and expressed conviction that the country would fully attain the millennium goal.

Also on the occasion, the head of family and reproduction, Dr. Berhana Haile, made presentation on roadmap for reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality rate in Eritrea.

Meanwhile, a prize was awarded to an exemplary nurse, Ms. Ergialem Isack, who made impressive contribution in caring for women suffering from fistula.

 

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