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May 18, 2013
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Governments, private sector and midwives in West Africa have been urged to invest more in midwifery to make the profession more attractive so as to get more people drawn to it.
The second training course in long-term planning using the T21 model technique for the 15 ECOWAS Member states is underway in the Senegalese capital, Dakar.
A two-day high level international gender parity conference over the weekend ended in the Senegalese capital, Dakar with participants determined to push for bigger voice, role and responsibility for women at different levels.
After two months of strike action, the Senegalese Justice Workers Union has decided to take its case to the World Labour Organization (WLO) for redress.
In Senegal, one of the challenging health issues for the government is the problem of maternal mortality, which is estimated at 1,200 per one 100,000 live births.The high rate of maternal mortality is partly attributed to illiteracy and lack of adequate health information, mainly in the rural areas of the country.
The ECOWAS Court of Justice has for the last five years been a new forum where cases are adjudged between ordinary citizens versus governments or their institutions.
A symposium on the enforcement of judicial decisions by the ECOWAS court is underway in the Senegalese capital, Dakar.
A group of Senegalese ex-soldiers Sunday has held a press conference in Dakar, bringing the government’s attention to their plight.
Early seasonal weather forecasts predict rainfalls above average in Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso during the June-September rainy season, a media statement from the UN humanitarian agency OCHA has said.