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Rumphi District to take action on sepsis

The Rumphi District Maternal Death Surveillance Response Committee report shows that 44% of maternal deaths are due to sepsis, a severe infection which can be prevented through clean birth and improved hygiene.

MamaYe Malawi joins the world in standing up for right to health for pregnant mothers

We believe that every woman has a right to survive childbirth, just as every newborn child has a right to a mother. It is for these reasons that MamaYe Malawi joins the rest of the world today, 25th October 2016, in commemorating Global Day of Action for the Right to Health.

MamaYe joins the 2016 Nation Publications Mother’s Day fun run

The sweat and tired legs during this year’s Mzimba Mother’s Day Fun Run helped raise K77 million worth of essential supplies and equipment.

Nurses poised to improve services in the country

The Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Matron Hossinatu Koroma has reiterated her Directorate’s commitment to improve on the ethical and professional conduct of nurses at the level of international standards.

MamaYe Koinadugu Advocacy Group joins Wash partners to observe Global Hand Washing Day

The day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of hand washing with soap and water as an easy, effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives.

Time for a 'Girls' Takeover'

It’s the International Day of the Girl. Much as there is a lot of rhetoric, I have come to value these special days since issues are brought into the spotlight, new data revealed, strategies elaborated and the girls, if they are at the right place at the right time, they get to know about global and national trends that are set to impact their lives.

Allocate 10% of Sierra Leone's National Health budget to sexual and reproductive health