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#ValueOurHealth Campaign! Ministry of Health 2016/2017 Budget Short of 8% To Meet Abuja Declaration

Stakeholders and a network of CSOs including opposition political parties call on Government to consider revising upward the Health Sector Budget allocation.

Midwives partnering with journalists for stronger advocacy

Tanzanian Midwives Association’s (TAMA) Dr Sebalda Leshabari received special international recognition - the Midwives for All award. TAMA demonstrated superb leadership among stakeholders in, not only celebrating the profession, but also looking into the significance of midwifery profession to the mother, her family, the community and the nation.

Engaging the community to improve maternal and newborn health

Little hope on Maternal and Newborn Health as 2016/2017 budget meeting begins in Lilongwe

Parliament started meeting in Lilongwe on Friday for a 2016/2017 budget meeting with little word of hope from President Peter Mutharika on the improvement of survival of mothers and babies in the country.

Event in Malawi identifies need to strengthen accountability

Sierra Leone to receive $10 million dollar loan from IDB to improve maternal and child health services

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation will soon receive $10million dollars loan from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in order to provide quality health care services for women and children in Bombali, Kenema and Koinadugu districts.

MamaYe awards best journalists

MamaYe Malawi has awarded two best journalists with outstanding maternal and newborn health stories during this year’s NAMISA Gala awards. MamaYe treats the media as our partners to reduce deaths of our mothers and babies.

The health of women and girls matters! #WD2016

Happening now is the world's largest global conference on health, rights and wellbeing of girls and women in the last decade.

#ValueOurHealth at Women Deliver Press Release

Urgent action is needed to strengthen accountability for how public money is spent, as the publication of the Panama Papers has shown. Transparency and participation are key drivers of accountability and improved decision-making, which will help deliver the investment required for women and children to reach their full potential.

The Atlas of Birth: online global health mapping updated!

The Atlas of Birth is a clear and accessible web-based guide to the global picture of maternal and newborn health, told with maps, graphics and stories from many countries. Knowledge drives change, and change is needed as never before.