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Austin Njera

Austin Njera

Austin has a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Social, majoring in  Medical Geography. He has a vast experience in advocacy, community mobilisation and sexual and reproductive health rights spanning for more than 7 years. He has worked with the British Council, Theatre for a Change, CRECCOM and the Ministry of Education.

 

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Sharing QuIC

These scorecards can be used by health workers to track their progress in between more comprehensive, physical assessments. Examples of how QuIC evidence has led to action to improve quality of care were shared, as well as a summary of lessons learnt from the QuIC pilot.

Mothers Saving Mothers

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.

MamaYe North Launched!

The MamaYe North project has been officially launched with pomp in Nkhatabay and Rumphi on 12th December, 2015.

Exhibiting To Save Mothers and Babies

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 Youths

24 secondary and primary school teachers in Northern Malawi have been trained as MamaYe club patrons and matrons in their schools.

Run For Mothers

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.

Safe Motherhood graduates 66 Community Midwifery Assistants in Malawi

In a bid to increase skilled attendance at birth the Presidential Initiative on Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood has graduated 66 Community Midwifery Assistants.

Malawi's population to triple by 2040

Malawi is said to be among the eight countries in the world with high fertility rate. Despite all the efforts to promote family planning, a Malawian woman on average still prides herself in having more than five children.

Breastfeeding and Work: Lets make it Work

One week into her new job, Mercy Chirwa learned she was pregnant. It was 2012, and she’d just been hired as an Office Assistant for a certain organization that deals with agriculture and nutrition in one of the locations in the capital Lilongwe.

Clean Surrounding Ensures Clean Birth

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.

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