Improve maternal health - amyPresentation Transcript
Improve Maternal Health Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio 0802 Amy
Complications from pregnancy and childbirth are a leading cause of death among women of reproductive age in developing countries. It is estimated that more than 500,000 women die each year from such causes, mainly in Africa and Asia. RFE/RL reports that the situation in Afghanistan and Central Asia is also bad.
http://info.k4health.org/pr/m12/m12chap2_1.shtml Unawareness of gestation period health care Informal delivery of a child woman's age and parity Backward medical condition causes
negative effect on children’s emotion Children cannot get considerate attendance Break up of a family Effects
Organization: ARO Midwife Team
Founded in the United States in 1998
managed and operated as a primarily volunteer effort by Afghans and Americans of varied backgrounds and faiths.
Women’s literacy program are designed to fast-track women who desperately need literacy and vocational training to support their families.
Infant care kits ARO collects baby-care supplies to distribute to Afghan hospitals to assist mothers with the care of their newborns
Midwife project ARO partnered with American mid wives and acted as the fiscal agency to create a mobile healthcare outreach project.
The studying Afghan women http://www.afghanrelief.org/aro-projects/midwife-project
I care because
Cecilia Cheung have said she would give birth for her most loved one, for it is such a hard task
in Afghan 1600 women died per 100,000 live births ,
families and children are the core of society. Becoming a mother is central to the life of every woman. Raising healthy children to continue your family is of unquestionable importance and joy.