The Malawi College of Medicine of the University of Malawi, held a Research Dissemination Conference at their main campus in Blantyre, on 20-21 November 2015. MamaYe had a pavilion where all its campaign activities like MamaYe clubs, Activism and cMDSR drew a rare audience attention and spark interesting discussions.
As safe clinic conference ends in Freetown, new UN report estimates that Sierra Leone remains the country with the highest maternal mortality ratio in the world
According to new UN estimates, Sierra Leone is still estimated to have the highest maternal mortality ratio globally.
The First Lady, Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma has on Tuesday launched four thousand HIV/Syphilis rapid test kits for pregnant women at the Dworzark Farm Health Centre in Freetown. The kits are aimed at eliminating mother to child transmission of HIV and syphilis in the country.
Announcing the publication of the latest addition to the MamaYe library, Evidence Identity Design Engagement. Setting out a selection of creative assets, including infographics, posters and scorecards, the book describes how evidence-based design can catalyse change.
MoHS, MamaYe and Options to hold “...Status of Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care Consultative Conference"
The Ministry of Health and Sanitation in collaboration with Options Consultancy Services Ltd. and Evidence for Action-MamaYe will be organising a one day Consultative Conference on the "status of Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care facilities in Sierra Leone." It will focus on the effect of the Ebola virus disease outbreak that claimed the lives of over 3,000 people and the Recovery Phase within the framework of maternal and newborn care.
On our part, we are glad that we have provided the platform for young people to demand their health rights and contribute to policies that will enhance the quality of their family lives. While this story is inspiring, we must do more of action, action and action!
Hadiza won the MamaYe essay competition, one of the stories we believe helped set the health agenda for the Bauchi State's governor, Mohammed A. Abubakar. Find out what's so mind-grabbing in the story.
The Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health is looking for members of the United Nations Secretary General’s Independent Accountability Panel for the Global Strategy on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health, and applications are particularly welcome from the African and South-East Asian regions. Deadline is 18 November.