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#Maternal Deaths

# maternal-deaths - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'We are here for all the women whose names we do not know and for whom no inquest was ever held'
# Maternal Deaths
# Maternal Deaths

'We are here for all the women whose names we do not know and for whom no inquest was ever held'

May 16th 2019, 11:52 AM 14,376 Views 8 Comments

The Independents 4 Change TD was speaking as the Dáil passed legislation which would make inquests into maternal deaths mandatory.

# maternal-deaths - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Hospitals will be required to report all maternal deaths under a new law
# Inquests
# Inquests

Hospitals will be required to report all maternal deaths under a new law

Jul 22nd 2018, 4:00 PM 12,232 Views 20 Comments

Legislation on this issue was proposed by Independents4Change TD Clare Daly and the government said its new bill incorporates the amendments she sought.

# maternal-deaths - Monday 15 August, 2016

FactCheck: Who's right about Ireland's record on maternal deaths?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Who's right about Ireland's record on maternal deaths?

Aug 15th 2016, 8:02 PM 31,971 Views 128 Comments

FactCheck readers asked us to referee a recent dispute between Cora Sherlock and Fintan O’Toole, so we obliged.

# maternal-deaths - Monday 23 June, 2014

300,000 die during pregnancy each year and midwives are key to reduction
# Maternal Deaths
# Maternal Deaths

300,000 die during pregnancy each year and midwives are key to reduction

Jun 23rd 2014, 6:45 AM 14,562 Views 16 Comments

This is according to a new series published by academics today which points to the many benefits of effective and high-quality midwifery for women and their babies.

# maternal-deaths - Monday 26 November, 2012

Maternal death rate 'up to four times higher than CSO figures'
# Maternal Deaths
# Maternal Deaths

Maternal death rate 'up to four times higher than CSO figures'

Nov 26th 2012, 8:44 AM 8,169 Views 18 Comments

A report by a HSE-endorsed body on maternal deaths says our maternal death rate is significantly higher than official figures show.

# maternal-deaths - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually
# Contraceptives
# Contraceptives

Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually

Jul 10th 2012, 8:11 AM 5,404 Views 9 Comments

Researchers say that increasing contraceptive use in developing countries has cut the number of maternal deaths by 40 per cent over the past 20 years.