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Invest in the future: defeat malaria

25 April marks World Malaria Day 2014, an occasion for us all to come together to renew our efforts and energise our commitment in fighting malaria. We want to highlight the importance of greater investment in tackling malaria for Tanzanian mothers and newborns.

WORLD MALARIA DAY: Invest in the future, defeat malaria

When Ewei’s voice overshadowed her mum’s discomfort

It was two minutes after midday on April 16, 2014 and the Canon EOS 600D camera was never as exciting a companion as it was on this day at the Peki Government Hospital.

MamaYe, CHR inaugurate maternal death review in Kano

MamaYe and Community Health Research have facilitated the inauguration and training of a facility-based maternal death review committee in Kano State.

Silver Strikers saving lives of mothers

Probably the first of its kind in Malawi. Silver Strikers Football Club organised a football match against retired players at its stadium, for mothers and babies. The game ended 3-1 in favour of the TNM Champions League holders. However, the retired side did not make it easy for them.

Mchinji does it again... 284 Units Collected

Mchinji District Team has done it again. 284 units of blood have been collected in a two weeks campaign that they held. This is a huge success story that cannot go unnoticed. What is their secret?

Yes!!! Am a first Timer!!!

When Mchinji was hosting its second community blood donation campaign at Mbachundu primary school, I was so geared to do what I had never done in my life- donate blood. It‘s no surprise when we hear of so many stories on misconceptions of blood.

Newborn & Antenatal Care

Infographics describing the state of newborn care in Sierra Leone.

Make Maternal Survival a key index of Ghana's development - Prof. Sai

Maternal mortality must be an index for development of all countries to help improve the health of women and young girls, Professor Fred T. Sai, one of Ghana’s foremost reproductive health experts has said.

Ghana: 1,012 Institutional Maternal Deaths recorded in 2013

Country Director of the Evidence for Action Programme (MamaYe Campaign), Prof. Richard Adanu, has called on the Government and all relevant stakeholders to take serious action following increasing statistics on maternal and newborn mortality in Ghana.