Lagos State Accountability Mechanism for Maternal and Newborn Health is a state-led accountability mechanism supported by MamaYe Nigeria to produce and disseminate health budget and maternal and newborn health care services scorecards. The scorecards show how the State is performing on healthcare budgeting, budget participation, transparency and release, and highlight the level of availability of life-saving commodities at healthcare facilities in Lagos State.
A guest blog sent by Ahmed Sahid Nasralla a journalist in Freetown on poor health conditions in the eastern Kenema and Kailaun districts.
In handling emergency obstetric and neonatal care in Sierra Leone; WHO boss assures cottage hospital
Country Representative of the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone, Anders Nordstrom, has assured his organization’s continued support to Sierra Leone’s only maternal referral hospital in handling emergency obstetric and neonatal care.
The Medical Superintendent of the China-Sierra Leone Friendship hospital at Jui in the outskirt of Freetown has disclosed plans to launch a new humanitarian programme known as the Friendship is Good project.
Kate Kerber, Africa Regional Specialist with Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children explains how to make every birth and death count, and keep us on the path of ending preventable deaths worldwide.
Every mother wants her child to grow up strong, bright and healthy. Having said this, do mothers really know the secret to a bright, strong and healthy child? The answer is right here. Breast milk.
The Essential Newborn Care Corps: Linking Communities with Health Facilities to Improve Maternal and Newborn Health
A guest blog sent by Ashley Ambrose: Concern Worldwide Sierra Leone’s Innovations Program Manager. This blog explains the successes of the Essential Newborn Care Corps project that links communities with health facilities to improve maternal and newborn health in Sierra Leone.