Lack of Trust in Our Health Systems increases Maternal Mortality

Many women around the world are dying during childbirth because they do not trust the health care systems of their countries.This was revealed by Kathleen Hill, Team Lead, Maternal Child Survival Program United States during the 2018 Partner’s Forum, a global health conference organized by the Union government in association with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) in New Delhi, India. “Some of these women do not have access to the health care due to financial and geographical reasons while others have been maltreated or had a bad experience in delivery which makes them not trust the … Continue reading Lack of Trust in Our Health Systems increases Maternal Mortality

Developing countries should skill more community health workers to help amend Low human resources in public health systems: Helga Fogstad

Helga Fogstad, Executive Director, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health was speaking during the 2018 Partner’s Forum in New Delhi India, a global conference co-hosted by Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and the Government of India. “Public health institutes in Africa and Cameroon in particular are facing the problem of low human resources because their health experts are leaving their countries to other countries thereby leaving very few experts behind” she said. In Africa, the critical shortage of health personnel is the highest obstacle facing public health institutions in this modern era. Almost every sector of the … Continue reading Developing countries should skill more community health workers to help amend Low human resources in public health systems: Helga Fogstad