Fighting High Maternal Mortality Rate in Developing Countries: Battle for a solution-Malawian case study
This is a book whose content is derived from a research study entitled “exploratory research of government health policy with special reference to high maternal mortality rate in Malawi”. It highlights the process taken to identify the major cause of persistent high maternal mortality rate in Malawi and solutions that would reduce the trend.
Today marks the end of the Worlds Breast Feeding Week which was from 1st to 7th August. I must say I have learnt a lot knowing how important it is to breast feed.
Today is World population Day with the theme, Investing in Young people: Key to development. What comes to my mind: Healthy and vibrant young people, especially girls free from sexual violence, early marriages, unwanted pregnancies, early pregnancies, unsafe abortions, free from HIV, free from maternal deaths or disability due to childbirth.
MamaYe congratulates Professor Address Malata and Professor Ellen Chirwa as the University of Malawi recognized their achievement as they have risen to the risen to the highest academic rank as well as introduce them to the nation at large.
It was a busy day on 20th June 2014 at Crossroads Hotel as there was a capacity building on how to conduct a village blood collection to different stakeholders to take place. How did this come about?
It was a day like any other. Mrs Cecelia Mtambo, a standard 8 teacher at Changamile primary school heard a knock on her door. Standing outside was a young girl, her face held down, a sign of respect. After a greeting, the girl did not waste any time in telling Mtambo the reason of her coming…
On 23 January Dr Hans of Kamuzu Central Hospital sent an SOS to Mamaye on the critical blood shortage that hit the paediatric ward leading to unnecessary deaths of children.