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World Population Day: Family Planning Saves Women's Lives

The government of Sierra Leone and its partners are making an effort in empowering the population of the country with education on Family Planning.  As part of this project, the Family Planning week launch event was held at the Miatta Conference Hall on Tuesday 4th July, 2017, in the framework of

Mamaye Takes Maternal Campaign To Amuwo Odofin, Ori Ade LCDAs

MamaYe, in partnership with the Lagos State Ministry of Health is sensitising communities in Lagos State on improvement of maternal and newborn health in Lagos State.

First Global Financing Facility civil society meeting in Sierra Leone

On Thursday 11 May, we had the first civil society meeting on the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in Sierra Leone. The Global Financing Facility is a multi-stakeholde

Using scorecard to improve maternal and newborn health: the Lagos case

After we got the evidence around maternal and newborn health in health care facilities in Lagos State, we used the findings to help communities improve on their attitude towards the health of pregnant women and newborns by taking the action you are about to read in this story.

IDM 2017 - Midwives, Mothers, Families: Partners for Life!

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.

MamaYe and Lagos promote health insurance for pregnant women and newborns

Lagos State has a law on health insurance for everyone in the State. But to ensure that pregnant women and newborns are covered, we are taking action to promote the understanding of health insurance through community committes, so that families, especially husbands, may key into the plan for the benefits of their families.

Tweet Story: MamaYe Community Campaign, Badagry, Lagos

The MamaYe movement continues to bring on board, communities from far and near to ensure that more people are taking action to save the lives of pregnant women and newborns in Nigeria. We bring you an example from Badagry, Lagos State.

MamaYe Malawi Signs Off In Style

"The legacy that the MamaYe campaign has left, is worth replicating in other districts.”

Sierra Leone making positive strides in ending malaria for good

Sierra Leone was amongst the countries that commemorated World Malaria Day (WMD) on April 25th, 2017.

World Malaria Day 2017: MamaYe journalists for MNH Accountability draw attention to Malaria in Pregnancy

The theme for the 2017 World Malaria Day (25 April) is End Malaria for Good. The MamaYe journalists for maternal and newborn health accountability say it is time to start working to end malaria in pregnancy for good. The journalists will bring public focus on the problem with media roundtables and other media activities to mark this year’s edition of the World Malaria Day.

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