MamaYe's DLAs play a very important role in mobilising their local communities to act to save the lives of mothers and babies. On 14th July, MamaYe's DLAs met in Freetown to share their success stories and plan their activities with the MamaYe team.
Our colleagues at BudgIT tell us about Ebola survivors' quest to find out what happened to public money allocated to fight the Ebola epidemic.
I don’t really know who first said, “Information is power”, but if it's true, then making information available to those who do not have it must be a way to empower them. And when people are empowered, they can make decisions that will better their lives.
We all gathered to witness the launch of Global Financing Facility in support of Every Woman Every Child. African NGOs present have some key demands to ensure that it has the impact required.
Steady-Bongo has committed to promoting the MamaYe campaign with a song about maternal and newborn survival. The song will be produced in ‘Krio’ and will focus on safe clinics and more funds for mothers and babies.
Meet Isatu Jalloh, State Enrolled Community Health Nurse at Yoni Community Health Centre in Bonthe district. During a recent trip to Bonthe, she told me how she took action to improve health workers’ accommodation at Yoni.
From recognition of midwives to initiatives to help babies breathe. From journalist champions to community champions, it is all covered in the latest Maternal and Newborn Health in Tanzania online newsletter.