Building a strong partnership among midwives, mothers and partners in maternal and newborn health builds a healthy community and nation.
We join the rest of the world to celebrate midwives, not only in Nigeria but across the globe. MamaYe is very proud of the works that midwives are doing, as their partnership with the families of pregnant women is very important to improve maternal and newborn health statistics.
The MDSR Action Network asked six experts from Malaysia, Ireland, Ethiopia and India about the importance of multi-disciplinary teams in MDSR systems. Here are the insights they shared with us.
Tanzanian Midwives Association’s (TAMA) Dr Sebalda Leshabari received special international recognition - the Midwives for All award. TAMA demonstrated superb leadership among stakeholders in, not only celebrating the profession, but also looking into the significance of midwifery profession to the mother, her family, the community and the nation.
Sierra Leone to receive $10 million dollar loan from IDB to improve maternal and child health services
The Ministry of Health and Sanitation will soon receive $10million dollars loan from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in order to provide quality health care services for women and children in Bombali, Kenema and Koinadugu districts.
“I felt bad seeing patients languishing in labour pains simply because I was alone here. And by that time I had not acquired basic training in midwifery. All I can say is thank you MamaYe for bringing a midwife to Bua health center,” said Moses Chimtembo, Bua Health Center Medical Assistant.
Friday, 7th August, 2015, Accra:-The MamaYe! Advocacy Coalition has called on the leadership of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) and the Ministry of Health to quickly find an amicable solution to the impasse over the latter’s conditions of service for the sake of pregnant women and newborns.