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Cross Border Relations Complicating FGM Fight In Karamoja health worker 3 Top story

The procedure, involving the complete excision of female genitalia can lead to long-term health complications during childbirth, such as fistula, continuous urine leakage, and increases the risk of death during delivery due to early marriage.
11:37
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Experts Want E-registry Piloted in Busoga Hospitals Rolled out Countrywide maternal mortality 1 3

One of the biggest causes of maternal mortality for instance is bleeding, high blood pressure during pregnancy, and infections but according to Prof Peter Waiswa, a lecturer and researcher based at Makerere University School of Public Health (MAKSPH) this data can not be relied on for accurate health decisions as the country has noted collected such data for seven years now.
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Global Progress in Tackling Maternal and Newborn Deaths Stalls maternal mortality

The report shows that over 4.5 million women and babies die every year during pregnancy, childbirth or the first weeks after birth which is equivalent to 1 death happening every 7 seconds, mostly from preventable or treatable causes if proper care was available.
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Maternal Deaths Common in Health Center IIIs-Health Ministry maternal mortality 1 3

Currently, the maternal mortality rate in Uganda stands at 284 women per 100,000 live births
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Obstetricians Urge Gov’t on Cheap Techs To Save Mothers from Unnecessary Deaths maternal mortality 5

Dr. Dan Kaye, a Gynecologist at the government-owned Kawempe National Referral hospital, says while private facilities have moved on to online resources such as clinic master to record and save patient data, at the facility the book gets filled in less than a month.
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Uganda’s Maternal Mortality Rate Decreases Ministry of Health 2

Rates decreased from 336 mothers per 100,000 live births to 284 women per 100, 000 live births, the Ministry of Health reports.
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Every Two Minutes, A Woman Dies During Pregnancy or Childbirth -Report maternal mortality

The report, which tracks maternal deaths nationally, regionally and globally from 2000 to 2020, shows there were an estimated 287,000 maternal deaths worldwide in 2020. This marks only a slight decrease from 309,000 in 2016 when the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) came into effect.
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Hospitals Reject Critical Expectant Mothers Amid Strict Maternal Mortality Reporting MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4

At the meeting, Dr. Imelda Namagembe, a Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist at Mulago National Referral Hospital, said the majority of women estimated at 70% who die at Kawempe and Mulago Women’s hospitals are referred in a very critical state when nothing much can be done to save them.
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Pader Health Center IV Lacks Ultrasound Specialist Pajule Town Council 3

Adiyo a resident of Pajule Town Council says expectant mothers are referred to facilities like St Mary’s Hospital Lacor in Gulu and Kalongo Hospital in Agago district to access ultra sound, more than 70 Kilometers away.
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Lira Hospital Struggles to Manage Pre-eclampsia Cases maternal mortality 3

The facility that receives about 100 expectant mothers on a daily basis for antenatal care, has only one blood pressure machine which is used to detect the condition.
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More Mothers Conceiving A Year After Childbirth -WHO maternal mortality 3 1

WHO records indicate that the number of women getting pregnant within twelve months after delivery is increasing. From 2017 to 2018, the number increased from 65 to 69 percent in Uganda.
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Ministry of Health to Distribute 3108 Pieces of Cold Storage Equipment to Districts health center 2 1

The equipment is being distributed under a five year cold chain equipment optimization platform aimed at increasing the coverage of immunization across the country. Vaccines have to be kept under certain temperatures to retain their potency.
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Mityana Mother Delivers at Health Center Compound, Baby Dies maternal mortality

Mother dies at Health Center compound due to lack of transport to Mityana General Hospital.
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Judge Visits Nakaseke Hospital Over Death of Expectant Mother infant mortality

Kampala High Court Judge Benjamin Kabiito has today visited Nakaseke District Local Government Hospital to ascertain whether it was out of negligence that an expectant mother died unattended to by the doctor on duty.
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In Charge of Maternity Ward on Spot Over Allegations of Extortion maternal mortality 5 1 Top story

Julius Barusya, the chairperson Kabale District Health committee says the complaints about Namukwaya have persisted since August 2013.
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Kitgum Hospital Overwhelmed With Patients From South Sudan maternal mortality 4

Kitgum Main Hospital is overwhelmed by patients, many of whom come from across the border in South Sudan.
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Right to Health Yet to be Realized in Uganda maternal mortality 2

Victims seeking justice for violations of their right to health are getting frustrated, since cases on health rights are yet to take precedence in Uganda’s courts. A Human Rights Lawyer has said.
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3 Midwives Held for the Death of Expectant Mother maternal mortality

Three midwives attached to Atutur hospital in Kumi district are in police custody following the death of an expectant mother in the hospital.
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Kibaale Midwife Arrested As Expectant Mother Dies In Labour maternal mortality

A midwife at Isunga Health Centre Three in Kyanaisoke Sub county Kibaale district has been arrested following the death of an expectant mother.
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