Archives for ‘Safe Motherhood’

Infanta Doña Cristina Stresses La Caixa Foundation’s Support for the Safe Motherhood Initiative

HRH the Infanta Doña Cristina placed emphasis on the support that the Safe Motherhood Initiative has recevied from La Caixa Foundation since 2010 with the presentation of an exhibit of photographs on maternity throughout the world by the journalist Bru Rivera. The various activities carried out in the Region provided an opportunity to appeal to the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to pay attention to the problem of maternal mortality, particularly with emphasis on vulnerable...

Dr. Chan Calls on Countries to “Make a Difference in Women’s Health”

Following the announcement by Canada’s Minister for International Cooperation, Beverley Oda, on the cooperation project with PAHO, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Margaret Chan, stressed the need to "show results" when making commitments of that type. Dr. Chan said that often there is talk but no action is taken on what is said. She said that on the one hand donors do not always do what they undertake to do, but on the other hand sometimes those who receive...

Minister Oda Announces 18 Million Canadian-Dollar Project to Improve the Health of Women and Children in Latin America and the Caribbean

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