Teenage pregnancy and unsafe abortions have become a worrying phenomenon in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region. Teenage pregnancies increased from 251 in 2015 to 340 in 2016 while unsafe abortions moved from 28 in 2015 to 34 in 2016. Madam Phoebe Balagumyetime, Jirapa District Director of Health Services, who made this known
Pregnancy & Chldren
The Public Health Division of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has launched a learning class for pregnant women and mothers. The class dubbed ‘Mothercraft’ will be held on the first and third Saturdays of every month to educate pregnant women and mothers on a variety of maternal and child health issues, with the ultimate aim of
Premature newborns that experience prolonged skin-to-skin contact with moms while still in the hospital have a lower risk of death.