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Bauchi Activist takes action for maternal, newborn health

Individuals are stepping forward to hold the guardians of the State's health system to account. In women, men and the young and growing, you will hear the passion in their voices and see the evidence on their faces as they stand up to demand health rights for pregnant women and newborns. It is all about taking action one way or the other.

Shining a bright light on maternal & newborn health

She is forthright, firm and fair. She is bright and bold. She is simple and sensitive. Above all, she leads. These are but a few of the adjectives used to describe the genial Dr. Belinda Afriyie Nimako by residents of South Dayi and her colleagues.

Technical Corner: The tax scam vocabulary

A lot of advocacy is concentrating on making the global tax system fairer, so that low-income African countries can raise revenues to spend on important priorities, like health.

What will the Global Financing Facility actually do?

The Global Financing Facility for Women and Children released their business plan on the 17 May 2015. Read on to find out all you need to know about how this new fund for reproductive, maternal, newborn child and adolescent health will actually operate in practice.

What should you be asking your governments for in July 2015?

As the Financing for Development conference draws near, think tanks are releasing their latest evidence about what we should be asking our governments to sign up to. Budget Bites has laid out the key facts you should know about health financing needs and how to meet them.