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

Additionally, Amnesty International calls for vigorous enforcement of federal non-discrimination laws and an increase in support for Federally Qualified Health Centers by 2011 to expand the number of women who can access affordable maternal health care.

"This country's extraordinary record of medical advancement makes its haphazard approach to maternal care all the more scandalous and disgraceful," said Larry Cox, executive director of Amnesty International USA.  "Mothers die not because the United States can't provide good care, but because it lacks the political will to make sure good care is available to all women."

Amnesty International's analysis shows that health care reform before Congress does not address the crisis of maternal health care.

"Reform is primarily focused on health care coverage and reducing health care costs, and even optimistic estimates predict that any proposal on the table will still leave millions without access to affordable care," said Rachel Ward, one of the authors of the Deadly Delivery report.  "Furtherm
'/>"/>

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:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 The extensive polling ... by healthcare research group Black Book Rankings uncovers ... adequately staffed, supplied or built to care for ... initiated this annual survey to gain stakeholder insight ... control, epidemiology and emergency preparedness systems,” said Doug ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pouring half a glass ... much, according to a new study. Researchers asked 74 college ... settings and from bottles that had varying amounts of wine in ... normal. Those who had a "rule of thumb" about how ... glass or two fingers from the top -- poured less wine ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 Connor Sports has ... World Cup in Spain at the Barcelona, Bilbao, Gran ... FIBA Equipment & Venue Centre Partner since 1994 and Official ... six courts will bear the Connor Sports logo and tagline ... globe on the ESPN broadcasts of the FIBA World Cup. ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Picture, if ... not Holmes and Watson but more of a Mr. Inside, ... Davis, in terms of personalities and world view. This Mr. ... University of Texas at Austin, and Mr. Outside was an ... family physician, his new girlfriend, and a gaggle of teenagers ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... NC. SonaCare Medical, LLC, the global ... sales of 15 HIFU devices over the past twelve ... for the company’s ablation technology. , “It is ... achieved over the past year, especially since we are ... our most active sales period,” says Mike Klein, CEO ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:American Hospitals Are Vastly Unprepared for Ebola Patients, Reveals Black Book™ Survey of Emergency Physicians, Nurses and Infection Control Practitioners 2Health News:American Hospitals Are Vastly Unprepared for Ebola Patients, Reveals Black Book™ Survey of Emergency Physicians, Nurses and Infection Control Practitioners 3Health News:American Hospitals Are Vastly Unprepared for Ebola Patients, Reveals Black Book™ Survey of Emergency Physicians, Nurses and Infection Control Practitioners 4Health News:'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking 2Health News:Connor Sports® Provides Six Custom Courts for 2014 FIBA World Cup - Time-Lapse Video of FIBA Courts Production Released 2Health News:Connor Sports® Provides Six Custom Courts for 2014 FIBA World Cup - Time-Lapse Video of FIBA Courts Production Released 3Health News:UW Rankin Self-Publishes Debut Novel, Sublimity: Perchance to Dream, A Speculative Science Mystery 2Health News:SonaCare Medical Announces Twelve Months Sales Results of Fifteen HIFU Devices 2
... to treat childhood cholera. ,Researchers in Bangladesh have ... effectively with a single dose // of the antibiotic ... The Lancet., ,Cholera is a major global health ... In the resource-limited countries where cholera occurs, any reduction ...
... issue of JAMA says that heart patients who are ... of medications. ,Heart failure affects more than 5 ... States and is associated with a high death rate, ... to reduce the risk of illness and death from ...
... Professor Alice Sigurdson and Colleagues has reported the dosage ... which increases the risk of thyroid cancer. ... were treated for thyroid cancer during their childhood. The ... risk of developing thyroid cancer and there seems to ...
... elevated to the level of health friends. In the same ... to have benefits for coronary heart disease. ,New research ... effect on heart disease and stroke. A research team in ... that drinking a cup of cocoa can prevent potentially fatal ...
... be less at risk from developing the dreaded disease ... the recent issue of Archives of Neurology. ,In ... the course of a MS-like disease in animals, suggesting ... the postpartum period afterward, both states associated with profound ...
... Risk of bone fracture in postmenopausal women might be reduced ... in the September issue of the journal Archives of Internal ... rate of three to five percent per year for about ... high risk for bone fracture, according to background information in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Heart Patients More At Risk Get Fewer Medicines 2Health News:Risk of Thyroid cancer is increased after Childhood Irradiation of Neck region 2Health News:Cocoa: Doesn’t Taste Like Red Wine But Has Benefits Like It 2Health News:Consumption of Soy May Reduce Risk of Fracture in Postmenopausal Women 2
(Date:8/27/2014)... Aug. 27, 2014 An experimental drug designed to ... viable first treatment for anemia of inflammation, according to results ... published online today in Blood , the ...   Anemia is a condition that occurs when ... function properly. When an individual has anemia, the body does ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces ... is available in its catalogue: ... and Approval of Imported Medical Device ... Edition) http://www.reportlinker.com/p02342770/-Latest-Chinese-Guidebook-for-Application-and-Approval-of-Imported-Medical-Device-Registration-From-Regulations-to-Practices--2014-Edition ... Chinese regulations on medical devices are ...
(Date:8/27/2014)...  Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX ) ... clinical trial manufacturing, and advanced analytical and consulting services ... participate at the upcoming Rodman & Renshaw 16 th ... New York . The Company will ... 2014 at the New York Palace Hotel. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Drug Represents First Potential Treatment for Common Anemia 2Drug Represents First Potential Treatment for Common Anemia 3Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition) 2Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition) 3Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition) 4Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition) 5Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition) 6Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition) 7Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition) 8Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition) 9Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition) 10
... presentation on strategic collaboration opportunities with SRI,s ... a nonprofit pharmaceutical organization and have the ... development capabilities – from "Idea to IND"®. ... preclinical phases of basic research, drug discovery, ...
... 15, 2010 A combination of two devices ... arrest patients each year if implemented nationwide, suggests ... American Heart Association Resuscitation Science Symposium. A significantly ... arrest survived after receiving active compression decompression cardiopulmonary ...
Cached Medicine Technology:SRI International Executive Walter Moos to Discuss Collaborative Pharmaceutical Opportunities with a Nonprofit Organization at BIO-Europe 2010 2SRI International Executive Walter Moos to Discuss Collaborative Pharmaceutical Opportunities with a Nonprofit Organization at BIO-Europe 2010 3NIH-Funded Study Is First to Demonstrate Increased Long-Term Survival With Favorable Neurologic Function Among Patients Receiving CPR Using ACSI ResQPump™ and ResQPOD® CPR Devices 2NIH-Funded Study Is First to Demonstrate Increased Long-Term Survival With Favorable Neurologic Function Among Patients Receiving CPR Using ACSI ResQPump™ and ResQPOD® CPR Devices 3
... Uniflex® Nailing System was to develop a ... the widest possible variety of femoral fractures. ... the system takes full advantage of our ... healing combined with modern materials and biomechanical ...
... Quad 4™ Intramedullary Nailing System was to ... used for the widest possible variety of ... were to minimize the number of implants ... system that could address antegrade or retrograde ...
... latest in the Magnes line of biomagnetometer systems, ... full cortical coverage, provides the highest detector density ... of a wide range of neuronal activity. The ... detector configurations and can be equipped with radial ...
... easy voice access to information on the ... easy and intuitive, enabling you to interact ... With the VoiceBox Voice Information Retrieval Software, ... of subjects and topics and receive up-to-date ...
Medicine Products: