Category - infant mortality

  • March 10, 2009

    The idea of preparing for death makes sense, says Giles Fraser. In a society that fears dying it has taken a reality TV celebrity to remind us of what is truly important in negotiating mortality.

  • March 12, 2007

    This Mother’s Day, the Methodist Relief and Development Fund (MRDF) is highlighting the fact that over one thousand women worldwide die in childbirth every day.

  • December 22, 2006

    A Bolivian NGO backed by church and other development groups has almost totally eradicated death-in-childbirth and significantly diminished infant mortality in one of the poorest regions of the country.

  • January 17, 2005

    Africa will miss key targets for reducing poverty by more than 100 years, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer has said.