Earlier this month, Sarah Fox, E4A Health Financing Specialist, spent two days at the PHC Expenditure and Budget Advocacy Consultation convened by PAI in South Africa. Here Sarah summarises the key lessons she took from the consultation about health budget advocacy approaches and what works for success.
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.
Malawi has the highest preterm birth rate in the world. Every year, 120,200 babies are born too soon, and 5,300 of these die due to preterm birth complications. But two women from Mzimba District did not want their babies to be among those 5,300 babies.
Sarah Moxon looks back on her years as a neonatal nurse, when she experienced first-hand the challenges of caring for sick and premature newborns and the impact this has on families. She considers the challenges to delivering quality care and how this is shaped by the health systems in which you are working.
Sarah Hodin from the Women and Health Initiative at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health interviews Dr. Nosa Orobaton on maternal and newborn health in Nigeria.
This MamaYe Media Roundtable really helped journalists to see family planning from an entirely different angle. Misconceptions were cleared, and the journalists had a better understanding of how well to present family planning stories to the public to help improve knowledge and information that may lead to making the right decision.
Professor of Paediatrics, Lulu Mussa Muhe, asks for more research to be done to understand the causes of preterm birth.