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Early detection of Sepsis

Have you visited a public health facility and wondered why it looks so unclean and disorganised? Imagine the level of infections pregnant women and newborns would be exposed to in such an environment.

Making maternal and newborn health interventions sustainable

Sustainability is key to interventions that seek to make the lives of beneficiaries better. Read a great example of a self-sustaining MamaYe-Evidence4Action Nigeria maternal and newborn health intervention in Bauchi State that is now on autopilot!

Another MamaYe Super Activist breaks MNH barrier!

Monsurat has found a way to make pregnant women visit the health facility more than ever, to be delivered of their pregnancies. Her inspiration came from her readiness to take actions that will help pregnant women and newborns survive. Her cause has also inspired other people who are now helping her to deliver her inspiration.

Evidence is key to advocate for reduced maternal and perinatal deaths

A 2014 report by UNFPA ranked Bungoma as the County with the 8th highest burden or maternal deaths in Kenya. Many of these deaths were and still are, preventable.

Let us make pregnancy a joy for mothers and everyone

Malawi has one of the highest maternal death rate in the world. Here, news of pregnancy is received with a mixture of both joy and anxiety by the mother, family and community.

I became a nurse to protect pregnant women - Yelwa's story

April 11th is the International Day of Maternal Health and Rights. For those who have experienced it, pregnant women suffer disrespect and many forms of abuse in the hands of healthcare providers. Apart from a charter that seeks to protect pregnant women from abuse, Yelwa too took an action to end disrespectful attitudes towards pregnant women.

What this midwife is doing to save lives will inspire you!

Influenced by MamaYe Super Activists, Hasana realised that being a midwife, she actually could do something to improve the health of pregnant women and newborns. Her action is quite simple, but good enough to help many pregnant women.

Radio - a partner in maternal health survival

Radio has always played a very important role in informing the public on health matters. In Malawi Radio has played a very critical role as a source of information on maternal health.

A smart investment for all women

Too many women across the world still struggle to access quality maternal health care. Universal Health Coverage means that everyone – including the poorest and most marginalised – can access the health care they need without financial hardship.

Rights for Mothers on International Human Rights Day

Let us honor our pregnant women and our children in accessing quality health care and their health rights, as we commemorate International Human Rights today 10th December.

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