MamaYe trained district councillors in northern Malawi in health budget advocacy. We are starting to see some results in how funds are being allocated with a 33% increase in allocated budget in Mzimba.
MamaYe relies on activists to make change happen within their own communities, so that more mothers and babies can survive than ever before.We have been supporting our super activists in orientation meetings in Mzimba, Rumphi and Nkhata bay districts with the sole aim of empowering these change agents.
Politicians were well aware that 50 percent of the Tanzanian population is aged between 18 and 32. Mama Ye! joined the Tanzania Coalition for Access to Contraception in collaboration with the Union of Tanzanian Press Clubs to document pledges from members of parliament across the country, representing all political parties.
Sierra Leone's First Lady calls for innovative solutions to address adolescent sexual and reproductive health
According to the First Lady, health is considered a fundamental human right and a key indicator of sustainable development, as poor health threatens educational and economic opportunities and impoverishes communities and countries.
Julius Mukunda, the newly elected Chair of the Africa Health Budget Network Steering Committee, is delighted to be part of an exciting journey of reinventing and revitalising the Network.