MamaYe congratulates Professor Address Malata and Professor Ellen Chirwa as the University of Malawi recognized their achievement as they have risen to the risen to the highest academic rank as well as introduce them to the nation at large.
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.
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.
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?
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.
In the Nation newspaper dated 20th February, 2014, there was a story which caught my eye. The headline was “Man caught exhuming body in Lilongwe”. According to the article the man was caught red handed exhuming a body of a premature baby with an aim of selling it.
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.
What if you had all the evidence, data and considered arguments you needed to make the strongest case to government, donors and decision makers to invest in midwifery services? What would the world be like? How many women and babies would live who would otherwise die without access to these life-saving health professionals?