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Be Accountable so Mama can Live - It's time for us to do more

It was midnight after a drive from Dodoma. I should have been sleeping as we were actually waking up at daybreak to continue with our drive to Dar es Salaam.

Among World Cup Countries, Brazil Leads in Saving Children’s Lives!

Will Brazil win the world cup it is hosting? After all, Brazil is leading all the countries playing at the world cup tournament. Although Nigeria has reduced child mortality by 42 percent since 1990, it still has the highest rate of child deaths of all footballing nations in the 2014 World Cup.

Capacity building on conducting village blood collection: what is that all about?

It was a busy day on 20th June 2014 at Crossroads Hotel as there was a capacity building on how to conduct a village blood collection to different stakeholders to take place. How did this come about?

African activists meet in Johannesburg to demand more transparent health budgets

Call to action marks the launch of an African-led network demanding better use of existing funds for African women and children’s health as well as a greater share of African national budgets allocated to mothers and babies’ survival.

Kigoma - Raising the bar to save our mothers' lives

Kigoma has delivered a resounding message during this year’s World Blood Donor Day celebrations: we can achieve our vision of a time when our mothers and babies do not needlessly die at that blessed moment of giving life, and that it is our collective responsibility to champion their survival.