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MamaYe Activists raise MK 1 million towards a new ambulance

Following many months of activity from MamaYe’s Super Activists the Chikangawa Health Centre in Mzimba district has received a donation of MK 1 million from Kawandama Hills Company that will be used to acquire an ambulance in order to improve maternal and newborn health.

Use of evidence is key in advocating for reduced maternal and perinatal deaths

A 2014 report by UNFPA ranked Bungoma as the County with the 8th highest burden or maternal deaths in Kenya. Many of these deaths were and still are, preventable.

World Population Day: Family Planning Saves Women's Lives

The government of Sierra Leone and its partners are making an effort in empowering the population of the country with education on Family Planning.  As part of this project, the Family Planning week launch event was held at the Miatta Conference Hall on Tuesday 4th July, 2017, in the framework of

A rapidly growing population - Tanzania

Investing in the health of adolescent girls is a smart economic move for Tanzania.

Using Evidence to drive accountability for Family Planning

For countries’ FP2020 commitments to result in improved family planning uptake, commitments need to translate into increased budgetary allocations and actual expenditure on family planning.

Looking forward to a Kenya where all women and newborns survive

All women and newborns should be able to survive childbirth.  Our political leaders have a duty to adopt positive, cost-effective and proactive measures to save maternal and newborn lives.

'Whatever your Political Colours' campaign launches

A new campaign, “Whatever your political colours” has been launched to urge political leaders to prioritise maternal and newborn health in their Political agenda and be accountable to it after the 8th August General Elections.