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From global report to local action – launching the State of the World’s Midwifery 2014

Making All Voices Count event in Dar

If you are in Dar es Salaam and work in this field or excited about a scenario where by: citizens engage with those that govern and governments are responsive to citizen’s voices…

The importance of energy in improving maternal and child health in Africa

The African Development Bank's (AfDB) Annual Meetings 2014 commenced in Kigali on May 19. A ministerial visit to healthcare centres in a rural area was organised to coincide with this event.

Newborns deserve our attention now

PATH in Sierra Leone, Building Capacity of CSOs on Policy Advocacy

Path in Sierra Leone, Building Capacity of CSOs on Policy Advocacy. A four day workshop (6th to 9th May 2014) on Reproductive Maternal New born and Child Health (RMNCH) policy advocacy strategy organised by PATH.

The communities acted … but more actions needed to save our babies

I am imagining if I was a community volunteer in a rural setting, what kind of person would I be? Would I be a farmer as well, herder, a tailor? But what’s exciting is that I would be more knowledgeable than many in my village.

Student4Change Mobile Project

These students in Freetown want safe water for all mothers and babies across Sierra Leone. They managed to get over 500 signatures to call on policy makers to make safe water available for all mamas and babies in Sierra Leone.

Make Mothers and Babies a Priority

With just a few days to go to election day, our leaders need to tell us how they intend to improve the survival of mothers and babies in Malawi. We need to see it that they have made maternal and newborn health a priority in their agenda

Sierra Leone Makes the List & MamaYe SL Country Director Responds

As the World health Organisation (WHO) releases its latest report on maternal mortality, IBTimesUK looks at some of the counties with the highest rates of deaths.

INZI + LAZIZI - Story about Respectful Care

At Mama Ye! we believe that all mothers and their babies deserve respectful care. We also think that midwives, nurses, doctors and other healthworkers are heroes and heroines whose hard work should be celebrated.