Call for nominations from the Saving Newborn Lives: the International Neonatal Nursing Excellence Award - are you or do you know someone who is working against all odds to save the lives of newborns?
Individual experts, institutions, civil society including UN agencies are this week reminding everyone the importance of breastfeeding. It is August 1-7. In this short blog we would like to share with you a special advocacy piece from Unicef titled Breastfeeding and Work.
She is forthright, firm and fair. She is bright and bold. She is simple and sensitive. Above all, she leads. These are but a few of the adjectives used to describe the genial Dr. Belinda Afriyie Nimako by residents of South Dayi and her colleagues.
A healthy start is essential to human life course, with birth holding the highest risk of death, disability, and loss of development potential, leading to major societal effects. In this feature, the correspondent shares what he has learnt regarding Maternal and Newborn Health issues in the year 2014, and demonstrates that saving thousands of newborn deaths occurring in our country is possible…
Break this deafening silence – we must all act NOW to save thousands of our babies needlessly losing their lives
It’s New Year 2015. I am determined to make this a Newborn New Year – newborn babies represent surely our most vulnerable and dependent human life.
We are all stakeholders! We all can work to save up to 9,400 Tanzanian babies who die annually and avert up to 2,500 still birth by December next year. Watch our stakeholder meeting in the news.
On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, the MamaYe Advocacy Coalition partnered the Universal Access to Healthcare Campaign to present a 10-Action Point document to the leadership of the Ministry of Health.