Capacity development of community health workers underway as a measure to reduce circumstances causing newborn and child deaths.
MamaYe has school-based youth clubs that are actively involved in the advocacy work. These clubs strive to challenge the deeply rooted cultural values and beliefs on maternal health, including myths surrounding pregnancy and blood donation.
I arrived at this press conference to a fully-packed room. Journalists were punctual and the organisers started the meeting promptly. Newspaper reporters, radio and television journalists, even bloggers were there. I thought to myself, what a start!
Free Webinars by TechChange on Training of Health workers for Ebola: Protection, Detection and Response
Free interactive webinars in October 2014 from TechChange, mPowering Frontline Health Workers and IntraHealth International.
Thirty-five Ebola survivors met last week in Kenema – one of the epicentres of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone - in an ‘Ebola Survivor’s Conference’. The gathering saw to experience sharing discussions, dealing with the aftermath having survived Ebola, and community support efforts.
Koinadugu is one of the northern districts in northern Sierra Leone bordering with Guinea. Since the Ebola outbreak in May, Koinadugu is the last district to quite recently report an Ebola case. Read more about how they were able to prevent an Ebola outbreak in their district for so long and have strng sysmtes in place to mitigate te outbreak.