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Aurelie du Chatelet

Aurelie du Chatelet

Aurélie is the E4A technical officer for MamaYe in Sierra Leone. She supports the team from the technical side and on advocacy and communications. She holds an MSc from the London School of Economics in population and development and Master’s degrees in political science and in social sciences. Her areas of interest are public policy, international health, health financing and advocacy, demography and reproductive health in post-conflict settings. 

 

 

 

Kailahun

Some of the loudest and longest storms feel like they will never end, but eventually they always do.

Ebola, mothers and babies: What do we know?

MamaYe is extremely concerned by the 2014 outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. The impact of the virus not only constitutes a health emergency in itself, but places great strain on the health systems of those countries affected. There is little evidence available on the precise impact of the virus, but outcomes from two different studies seem to suggest that women and newborns are more at risk.

Identifying Disability in Children - An infographic on Child Development

Handicap International has developed a chart that helps to identify normal steps and potential delays in child development.

First Lady Sia Koroma targets more pragmatic approach to teenage pregnancies and child marriage

Back in July, the Office of the First Lady with UNFPA organised a national forum for Traditional & Religious leaders on maternal mortality & morbidity reduction. The specific focus was reduction of teenage pregnancy and child marriage.