President Jacob Zuma will this weekend lead a South African delegation to the 15th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly, which is expected to address Africa's poor maternal care record.
Delegates to the 4th African Union pre-summit on Gender met on July 19 at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala to discuss "Maternal, Infant and Child Health: African Youth Call for Action".
In the aftermath of the Kampala terrorist attacks, Save the Children and other civil society groups have postponed plans for a Friday public rally to promote maternal, newborn, and child health in Africa. The rally had been set to precede the gathering of heads of state in Kampala during the July 19-27 African Union Summit, the theme of which is "Maternal, Infant, and Child Health and Development in Africa."
African leaders must act now to save the lives of mothers, newborns and children, say people’s organisations from across the continent.
Maputo — The Mozambican Health Ministry on Friday launched throughout the country the first round of the 2010 National Child Health Week, intended to accelerate progress in reducing maternal, neo-natal and infant mortality, and to promote family health.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.