Navigation Links
New, National Amnesty International Report Finds Appalling U.S. Death Rate for Women Having Babies, Systemic Failures and Shocking Disparities in Maternal Health Care System; Tennessee is 38th Among All States in Maternal Mortality
Date:3/11/2010

lso low, $23,628. Lack of access to health care centers and providers is a problem nationwide, the report found; in Tennessee 38 percent of women live in medically underserved areas.  

"No issue can be more central to the health and well-being of our nation than maternal health care," said Jared Feuer, Southern Regional Director for Amnesty International USA. "The government should accept its duty and its moral obligation to address this inexcusable crisis by developing a comprehensive plan to ensure quality health care for all pregnant women. If the federal government can address steroid use in baseball, certainly lawmakers can address maternal health, which affects every family in the United States."

Maternal health is a human right for every woman in the United States, regardless of race or income.  Yet, the United States lacks a systematic, robust government response to this critical problem. Amnesty International is urging President Obama to work with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to establish, and seek Congressional funding, for a single office responsible for ensuring that all women receive quality maternal health care. An Office of Maternal Health would lead government action to reduce the soaring pregnancy-related complications and maternal deaths nationwide.  


'/>"/>
SOURCE Amnesty International
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine news :

1. International study strengthens case for daily calcium pill
2. Yakima Health Care Leader Tapped for Leadership Post at National Association
3. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
4. Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
5. Us TOO Launches National SEA Blue Campaign for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
6. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
7. National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP), the Largest Insurance Subrogation Association in the World - Announced Today that Leslie Wiernik has Joined the Organization as Director of Education
8. 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Address National Drug Crisis, Keynote Grand Opening of New Allenwood, PA National Model Detox Center
9. Australian-led international study shows blood pressure drugs cut death rate in type 2 diabetes
10. LCA Hails International Investigators Studying Lung Cancer
11. National Patient Safety Foundation Partners with Vocera Communications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2014)... CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 ... course from Winter & Alvin has just been ... excitement throughout the personal development community. The media ... attention of HonestyFirstReviews.com's Tiffany Hendricks prompting an investigative ... topic of great interest for many entrepreneurs and ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com has the largest ... larger with discount Stevie Wonder tickets. The phenomenal singer/songwriter ... Tour,” and 11 cities have been put on the ... , Click Here to view the selection ... , Stevie Wonder ticket sales are bound to be ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the ... on Twix . , Mars Chocolate North America announced ... Stand Up Pouch with specific code date are recalled due ... is that Twix Unwrapped Bites 7 oz. Stand Up Pouch ... writing them on the ingredient label. , In case ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 2014 The Center for Health ... ERC as one of the NorthCoast 99 ... places to work for top talent. This award recognizes ... maintain great workplaces that support the attraction, retention and ... staffing and workforce, development and training, compensation and rewards, ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... The Ruby Report was launched by the ... Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. This release followed the May ... reception attended by 60 people from the local area. ... gained while conducting her research, what drove her to ... and what she believes companies can do to be ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:"The Millionaire's Brain" - A Review Examining Winter & Alvin's Training Course Released 2Health News:Discount Stevie Wonder Tickets: QueenBeeTickets.com Delights Customers with Discounted Concert Tickets for Stevie Wonder’s 11-City Tour Set to Kick off in November 2Health News:Mars Chocolate North America Recalls Twix Bites: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 2Health News:The Center for Health Affairs Named to 2014 NorthCoast 99 List 2Health News:The Center for Health Affairs Named to 2014 NorthCoast 99 List 3Health News:Ruby Report Book Launch Reveals Critical Insights on Gender Intelligence 2
... 10 Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... at the Cowen and Company 29th Annual Health ... on Tuesday, March 17 at 10:15 a.m. ET. ... will be providing an update on the company,s ...
... Report Finds Public Health Programs At Risk During Economic ... and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today released ... received less funding from the federal government than Northeastern ... for disease prevention programs, which can amount to millions ...
... Designed to Optimize Treatment of Patients with Coronary ... Abbott ( NYSE: ABT ) today announced ... a next-generation balloon dilatation catheter with high-pressure capability ... coronary artery disease (CAD) during angioplasty procedures. VOYAGER ...
... 10 Johnson & Johnson will participate in the ... Monday, March 16th at the Boston Marriott Copley Place ... President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will represent the ... Time). The webcast will be available to investors and ...
... 10 The Kavli Foundation has announced the appointment ... - only the second president since the Foundation was ... Foundation,s President in late April of this year.Dr. Conn ... acclaimed scientist whose research is focused on plasma physics ...
... in the March issue of the Journal of ... transplantation should be used with caution in patients older ... with high rates of mortality after one year in ... the gold-standard treatment for a variety of end-stage lung ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Midwestern and Southern States Receive Least Federal Funding for Disease Prevention 2Health News:Midwestern and Southern States Receive Least Federal Funding for Disease Prevention 3Health News:Midwestern and Southern States Receive Least Federal Funding for Disease Prevention 4Health News:Abbott Launches VOYAGER(TM) NC Coronary Balloon Catheter 2Health News:Abbott Launches VOYAGER(TM) NC Coronary Balloon Catheter 3Health News:Abbott Launches VOYAGER(TM) NC Coronary Balloon Catheter 4Health News:Abbott Launches VOYAGER(TM) NC Coronary Balloon Catheter 5Health News:Dr. Robert W. Conn Named President of The Kavli Foundation 2Health News:Dr. Robert W. Conn Named President of The Kavli Foundation 3Health News:Dr. Robert W. Conn Named President of The Kavli Foundation 4Health News:Journal of American College of Surgeons finds lung transplantation should be used in older patients 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 Today, iHealth Lab Inc. announced it has ... for its first institutional round of funding. The strategic ... reach, accelerate growth and innovation, and invest in additional ... Xiaomi Ventures will join iHealth,s board of directors, bringing ... ecommerce. "We are very pleased to have ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... DALLAS , September 19, 2014 ... Equipment Market by Equipment (Cryotherapy, Heat, therapy, Hydrotherapy), ... End Users (Hospitals), Advanced technologies - Global Forecast ... Market is poised to reach $19,786.3 Million by ... CAGR of 6.8% from 2014 to 2019. ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... WASHINGTON , Sept. 19, 2014 The ... that Drive Medical Design and Manufacturing has joined the ... its CEO Harvey Diamond have been actively ... year history, as it has quickly grown into a ... corporate partners like Drive allows AAHomecare to increase efforts ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:iHealth Raises $25 Million to Fuel Growth and Global Market Share 2Physiotherapy Equipment Market Worth $19,786.3 Million by 2019 2Physiotherapy Equipment Market Worth $19,786.3 Million by 2019 3Physiotherapy Equipment Market Worth $19,786.3 Million by 2019 4Drive Medical Design & Manufacturing Joins AAHomecare Corporate Partner Program 2
... Young Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: YDNT ) today announced that it will broadcast ... call on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Central ... InterCall at http://tinyurl.com/yiq210 . Access to the live audio broadcast will also ... , , ...
... Ill. , July 14 RoundTable Healthcare ... the health-care industry, announced today that it has entered ... portfolio companies, Bioniche Pharma Holdings Limited ("Bioniche Pharma") to ... pharmaceutical company, for $550 million in cash. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Young Innovations, Inc. Provides 2nd Quarter Conference Call Details 2RoundTable Healthcare Partners Announces Sale of Bioniche Pharma Holdings Limited to Mylan Inc. 2RoundTable Healthcare Partners Announces Sale of Bioniche Pharma Holdings Limited to Mylan Inc. 3
... enzyme immunoassay kit for the quantitative ... in serum. Enzyme immunoassay (EIA) permits ... protein hormones in body fluids and ... and specific assay. This enzyme immunoassay ...
SHIONORIA BNP,is a reagent used in the measurement of blood BNP. The blood BNP test allows accurate estimation of coronary functions....
... immunosorbent assay method for the semi-quantitative ... myeloperoxidase in human serum. The results ... used as an aid in the ... conditions associated with elevated anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic ...
... The determination of Ang II ... monitoring the pharmacological effect and ... of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors ... receptor antagonists as well as ...
Medicine Products: