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Mother and Child Hospital records 7,962 safe births, hurray!

Ondo State is becoming more relevant in curbing high maternal and newborn deaths in Nigeria by the count of numbers of successful pregnancy deliveries oiled the political will of the government of the State.

Mama Afrika Heroine? Toyin Saraki

She has devoted more than 20 years of her life to a cause very dear to her heart; child and maternal health. Her main goal is to see that women no longer die from childbirth and that every child in Africa has access to all the basic needs of life.

The story of Mwai...

The MamaYe campaign was in Mchinji district where it facilitated community blood mobilization. 71 units were collected and we smile because those are lives saved.


a neat infographic about maternal and newborn health by USAID

mHealth for Maternal and newborn health in resource-poor community & health system settings in Sierra Leone - Launch

Using mobile technologies for public health holds the promise of rapid gains in Sierra Leone, but whether this is just virtual or can become a reality is yet to be known.

Saving Lives in Malawi: Antenatal Corticosteroids

Malawi has the highest preterm birth rate in the world, with 1 in every 3 newborn deaths a result of being born too soon. This video by Save the Children & the Healthy Newborn Network highlights the use of antenatal corticosteroids to save newborns in Malawi.

Direct Impact : Give Blood to Save a Life

A major reason why so many women die from haemorrhage is because once bleeding starts death can occur in about two hours, compared with 10 hours for eclampsia and 72 hours for obstructed labour. When YOU donate blood, you are directly are creating direct impact by saving a life of anyone, particularly mothers and babies.

Maternal and Newborn Health Factsheet Malawi

MamaYe has created a factsheet on maternal and newborn health in Malawi. This resource highlights the progress achieved in maternal and newborn survival and that making health facilities safe and saving the lives of mothers and babies depend on improvements in access to health services, increased spending on health and ensuring that blood and other lifesaving interventions are available.


Safe clinics is a key contributor to reducing maternal mortality in Sierra Leone. See why and how...

10 Cool Things MamaYe Sierra Leone Achieved in 2013

10 cool MamaYe successes of 2013. These are YOUR success too. We must continue to build momentum to ensure that MORE of our MOTHERS & BABIES survive childbirth in Sierra Leone.