Sierra Leone was amongst the countries that commemorated World Malaria Day (WMD) on April 25th, 2017.
World Malaria Day 2017: MamaYe journalists for MNH Accountability draw attention to Malaria in Pregnancy
The theme for the 2017 World Malaria Day (25 April) is End Malaria for Good. The MamaYe journalists for maternal and newborn health accountability say it is time to start working to end malaria in pregnancy for good. The journalists will bring public focus on the problem with media roundtables and other media activities to mark this year’s edition of the World Malaria Day.
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Read what a MamaYe Super Activist said had been responsible for the many deaths of pregnant women in his village.
The GFF Learning Meeting as well as the Spring Meetings in DC have provided a number of opportunities for civil society to share experiences, constraints and opportunities for meaningful engagement in the GFF processes in their countries. Read more about it in this blog.
When it comes to inaccessibility to good quality health care services in Nigeria, the distributions are surprisingly equitable! This probably explains why many Nigerians with financial resources go abroad on medical tourism, while those who cannot afford medical tourism resign to fate. But, this is a story of change.
GFF regional meetings in Nairobi: “We have to move as a team to take forward civil society’s message”
Civil society plays an essential role in ensuring global discussions are informed by local realities, and the needs of the women, children, and adolescents that the GFF aims to support. Picture: Attendees at GFF regional reception in Nairobi, 6 April 2017
CSOs role is key in supporting Koinadugu District Health Management Team in the reduction of Maternal Mortality
The District Medical Officer (DMO) in Koinadugu District Dr. Francis Moses has stated that Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the district are playing a leading role in supporting the District Health Management Team (DHMT) in the reduction of maternal mortality.
The AHBN training was intense and provided unique opportunities for sharing experiences from the six participating African nations. It helped build capacity of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in health budget advocacy.