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MamaYe’s districts lead activists continue to inspire and mobilise local communities

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.

Ebola relief funds: survivors demand accountability

Our colleagues at BudgIT tell us about Ebola survivors' quest to find out what happened to public money allocated to fight the Ebola epidemic.

MNH Knowledge Contest, we have a winner!

We are excited that our youths are now participating in the quest to reducing maternal and newborn health. This is like providing for the rainy day, when they must be able to make inform decisions on their reproductive health.

Journalist who champions Maternal and Newborn Health via radio

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.

Africa’s expectation of the Global Financing Facility

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 takes the lead in promoting maternal and newborn survival

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.

Between Eid-ul-Fitri, pregnancy and childbirth

Fasting comes with a great deal of dedication to take action. This is one lesson we can learn and apply to take actions that will help in saving the lives of pregnant women and newborns.

Community Health Nurse takes action to improve accommodation for rural health workers

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.

Latest in the Maternal and newborn sector in Tanzania

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.