Tag Archives: maternal mortality

Too many women around the world still die during pregnancy and childbirth
By Loubna Belaid and Valery Ridde

The government of Canada recently participated in the G7 Health Ministers meeting in Japan to discuss concrete actions to improve global health.

Too many women around the world still die during pregnancy and childbirth
By Dr. Valery Ridde

Canada should be more actively involved in networks that promote a childbirth based on respect and dignity — and save lives in the process.

Too many women around the world still die during pregnancy and childbirth
By Dr. Valery Ridde

As part of Canada’s role as global citizens committed to improving child and maternal outcomes around the world, we should direct our policies, training and funding at tackling disrespect and abuse at health facilities in low and middle income countries.

Too many women around the world still die during pregnancy and childbirth
By Dr. Valery Ridde

The Trudeau government has said that it wants Canada to take a leadership role in global health, including infant and maternal mortality. Addressing maternal barriers to health care — including eliminating disrespect and abuse from health facilities — is a good place to start.