Welcome to Malayitcha village. In most rural health centres in Malawi where lack of professional health workers is solved by the passion of local community. The volunteers in this community are two dedicated ladies who influence all the village members to pledge commitment to promote safe motherhood.
The Malawi College of Medicine of the University of Malawi, held a Research Dissemination Conference at their main campus in Blantyre, on 20-21 November 2015. MamaYe had a pavilion where all its campaign activities like MamaYe clubs, Activism and cMDSR drew a rare audience attention and spark interesting discussions.
MamaYe is once again taking part in this year's Mothers Fun Run taking place in Mchinji on 17th October, 2015.The run will cover a 30km stretch, from Kamwendo Trading Center to Mchinji District Hospital. This year, the Mother’s Day Fun Run goes to Mchinji District because it has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the Central Region and faces a critical shortage of maternal and neonatal healthcare equipment.
In a bid to increase skilled attendance at birth the Presidential Initiative on Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood has graduated 66 Community Midwifery Assistants.
As the Clean Birth Campaign is slowly gaining momentum, Likuni Boys MamaYe Club, from Likuni Boys Secondary School in Lilongwe City, had a cleaning exercise in and around Likuni Mission Hospital. This outreach activity was organized in order to clean the rooms, walls, floors and drains around the maternity ward at the hospital.