Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Northern Region records high maternal deaths

Ghana Today: "Tamale, Jan. 5, GNA- The Northern Region recorded over 112 maternal deaths during the floods that devastated parts of Northern Ghana and the Brong Ahafo region last year. Dr. Akwasi Tumasi, Northern Region Director of Health Services (RDHS) said this at a day's advocacy seminar organised by United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) in Tamale on Tuesday.
The Seminar was on the theme: 'The floods disaster in the Northern Region: Response to the sexual and reproductive health needs'. The seminar was a collaboration between the Ministry of Health (MOH), UNICEF, WHO, the World Food Programme (WFP), the Red Cross and the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO)."