Sharing E4A-MamaYe’s tools as Global Public Goods for health

As donors, governments, and communities strive to deliver Universal Health Coverage, it is important to share experiences and tools as we try to find ways of advancing health sector accountability.…

Health priorities and investments in Senegal

E4A flew to Senegal this week to support CICODEV Africa at the first national round table on budgeting for health and to hold training in health budget advocacy.

Family planning decision making at a click of a button

Our team in Bungoma County supported two days of Family Planning Training, targeting the Ministry of Health officials of different cadres drawn from all the sub-counties.

SDGs: "Accelerating protection & empowerment"

That’s a significant target, within just one of the aspirational Global Goals that were adopted at the UN General Assembly in September 2015. It is also a target that is integral to our work at E4A-…

SMS: a tool for activists to raise their voices

The introduction of SMS in the campaign has helped E4A-MamaYe Malawi in engaging the activists across all the three regions of Mzimba, Rumphi and Nkhata Bay.

First GFF civil society meeting in Sierra Leone

On Thursday 11 May, we had the first civil society meeting on the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in Sierra Leone. 

World Malaria Day 2017: Impact of Malaria on Pregnancy

Malaria is a cause of miscarriage, premature delivery, stillbirth and severe maternal anaemia, and is responsible for about one third of preventable low-birth-weight babies.

Using data to accelerate implementation of the SDGs

Today at the Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW), an expert panel will discuss 'the availability and use of data and gender statistics.

Health ministry kicks off data collection

The Service Availability and Readiness Assessment (SARA) will provide a starting point for the development and validation of a comprehensive master list of health facilities across the country.

The numbers matter. Here's why

More than five million babies die in the last few weeks of pregnancy, during labour or soon after delivery every year. Reviewing deaths can lead to fewer such cases in the future.

Mzimba scoring high on transparency due to budget advocacy

Mzimba District Council has seen a tremendous improvement on budget transparency and dissemination as people are being made aware of district funding.

Strengthening Data Quality and Use: A Priority for Malawi

Since 2011, key achievements have been made in strengthening data quality and use in health, particularly around the quantity and availability of data. However, many challenges remains.

QuIC training: rapid data transforming action

District, zone and national representatives joined MamaYe for a quality of institutional care (QuIC) training workshop. QuIC is a fast, low-cost approach that uses telephone-based data collection to…

Visualising data can stimulate action

In a world oversaturated with data, static pie charts and line graphs are no longer sufficient – we need tools which marry data visualisation with the latest evidence.

Partners adopt MamaYe evidence toolkit

We recently hosted a capacity building workshop to orientate our close partners on how to use the MamaYe branding guidelines and evidence package.

Opening Nigeria's score on Open Budget Index

It will interest you to know how Nigeria fares when it comes to transparency and inclusiveness in budget and its implementation. This is an eye-opener. What Nigeria scores over 100 shows what the…

How MamaYe uses design to catalyse change

MamaYe's new book 'Evidence Identity Design Engagement' sets out a selection of creative assets and describes how evidence-based design can catalyse change.

ISODEC empowers citizens to demand quality health services

Citizens in five districts in Northern and Upper East Region can now demand better health care delivery by texting their concerns of poor health service delivery to the authorities.