Young persons in Nigeria are often excluded from the nation’s health and developmental policy-making processes and programs. From issues on gender mainstreaming to equity and inclusion; young people…
Investing in family planning yields a lifetime of returns. As countries gather in Kigali for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning, our National Advocacy Coordinator, George Ogola,…
What used to be strong cultural fibres against family planning use, are growing weaker every day. Our Kenya based Communications Officer, Meshack Acholla, interviewed one of our champions in Kenya on…
Motherhood is exciting and a moment of pride. For an adolescent girl, it can be a dream crushing moment. In Kenya, 18% of adolescent girls of 15-19 years have begun childbearing, often having their…
To achieve the 2017 World Population Day - Birth Spacing: Empowering People, Developing Nations' objective, we must consider the economic benefits of child spacing and family planning.
The government of Sierra Leone and its partners are making an effort in empowering the population of the country with education on Family Planning.
Investing in the health of adolescent girls is a smart economic move for Tanzania.
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.
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.
As exposed during the MamaYe Media Roundtable, almost 18,000 of the 40,000 Nigerian women who die of pregnancy-related causes yearly could be saved if women had access to family planning.
Chiku Lweno-Aboud explains why Involving the youth in decision making and implementation of national plans would benefit Tanzania.
Sierra Leone's First Lady calls for innovative solutions to address adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
Chiku Lweno-Aboud discusses the issues of early marriage and teenage pregnancies in Tanzania.
Her ambition was to become a nurse/ midwife. She wanted to help pregnant mothers have safe delivery in health facilities especially in Rumphi her home district. Read the story of Isabel Chirwa.
MamaYe and Parent And Child Health Initiative (PACHI) exhibited their campaign activities during the Research Dissemination Conference organised by the Malawi College of Medicine.
The First Lady, Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma has on Tuesday launched four thousand HIV/Syphilis rapid test kits for pregnant women at the Dworzark Farm Health Centre in Freetown.
MamaYe was invited to participate in a workshop to design a distance learning radio programme. Here's a recount of what happened.
On Saturday 14th March, Bright Light Youth Empowerment hosted a seminar on Ebola stigmatisation, teenage pregnancy and rape and at the National Youth Commission in Freetown.
This is the question at the centre of the first ever Science Policy Café held at Crossroads Hotel on Thursday, 5 February, 2015 under the theme usage of contraceptives among young people.
Revision of policies and laws and closer collaboration between different sectors are needed to address the male involvement in maternal and newborn health outcomes.
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.