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MamaYe Supports a Stakeholder Meeting on Maternal and Newborn Health in Bonthe

In April the MamaYe team travelled to Bonthe district. During the trip we engaged 50 new MamaYe district lead activists and supported the District Health Coordination Committee (DHCC) meeting.

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Maternal and Newborn Health

Greater investment in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), is an area that has been overlooked, and yet has potential to improve maternal and newborn health (MNH). WASH refers to “improved water quantity and quality, sanitation, and hygiene” and can prevent or minimise the transmission of disease.

10 Reasons Why Princess Christian Maternity Hospital is Safe for Pregnant Women and Newborns in Times of Ebola and After

MamaYe engaged the Medical Superintendent of Princess Christian Maternity Hospital, Dr. A.P. Koroma. He explained why the hospital is safe for mothers and newborns and encouraged pregnant women to use the services.

Health coalition laments backpedalling on promises to Buhari

Health coalition is asking Buhari to look into existing interventions on maternal and child health, and to prioritise commitments made to improve family planning uptakes to improve the health of mothers and babies.

How to bend the curve on newborn mortality – key learnings from Uganda

My baby benefited from the HBB+ programme!

Citizen hearings for accountability in maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Senior Chief Kaomba Says 21

The new Malawi Marriage Divorce and Family Relations bill has put the age limit to enter into marriage at ‘not below eighteen years old’. But Senior Chief Kaomba of Kasungu has other ideas. Among other efforts to curb maternal deaths in his area, the senior chief is advocating for 21 years as a proper age for marriage in his area.


Patuma Alick has a positive story to tell from a-not-so-positive experience. MamaYe campaigns to encourage women to attend antenatal clinic on time and regularly. Patuma recalled how she lost her three babies and hence thought this is a very good campaign. She’s now a member of the committee.