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$18 million extra to help mothers with post natal depression

29 May 2013, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Media release from Hon Tony Ryall for Budget 2013: The Government is making a substantial investment in resources to help new mothers suffering with post natal depression and other mental illnesses.

PMMRC member Sue Bree receives Queen's Birthday honour

8 Jun 2012, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee member Ms Sue Bree was recognised for her services to midwifery in the Queen's Birthday and Diamond Jubilee Honours.

Baby loss awareness week

12 Oct 2011, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

This week is Baby Loss Awareness Week.

Presentations from the PMMRC workshop now available

19 Aug 2011, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Presentations from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee workshop held in Wellington on Thursday 11 August are now availabel to download.

Perinatal and Maternal Mortality in 2009

28 Jul 2011, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) has published its fifth annual report on the deaths of babies and their mothers in New Zealand.

Closing the gap: The Safe Childbirth Checklist from WHO

4 Feb 2011, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Global figures indicate that a majority of high-risk countries have achieved insufficient progress towards reducing child mortality rates and reducing the maternal mortality ratio, according to a recently released report.