According to estimates from WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and the United Nations Population Division, Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015, maternal mortality rate in Ghana has reduced from 630 per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 319 per 100,000 live births in 2015. The maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths per 100,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes). The MMR includes deaths during pregnancy, childbirth, or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy.
Navrongo – Upper East Region: The Director of the Navrongo Health Research Centre (NHRC), Dr. Abraham Oduro has stated that the sustainability of the Centre depends largely on prudent management of both financial and human resources of the Centre. This, according to the Director will be the focus of his administration in the current year.
The Director made the statement at the Fifth Annual General and Scientific Review Meeting (AGSRM) of the Centre which took place from the 22nd – 23rd February 2017 at the Dr. A.B Adda Conference Hall of the Centre. The meeting reviewed activities of the Centre in the last year and charted the way forward for 2017.
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