Skilled Birth Attendants

No Woman Should Die Giving Birth

The Honourable Minister of Health of the Federal Republic of Nigeria recognises the need for urgent steps to be taken to reverse the trend.

Midwives, Mothers and Partners; a partnership for life

Building a strong partnership among midwives, mothers and partners in maternal and newborn health builds a healthy community and nation.

Not your average Midwife

Ben is a 56-year-old father of seven. Since starting to work in Bungoma County, Kenya in 1988, he has assisted in the delivery of approx. 5,000 babies.

International Day for Maternal Health and Rights in Malawi

Improving Maternal Health in Malawi Through Health Financing, Accountability and Health Rights.

Why TBAs are advocating for skilled birth attendants

Why are traditional Birth Attendants making money from delivering pregnant women of their babies, but referring their 'customers' to the hospital?

500 nurses brought in to eliminate teenage pregnancy

President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma has promised to reduce teenage pregnancy and further absorbed 500 Nurses into Government payroll. 

The role of multi-disciplinary teams in MDSR

The Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (MDSR) Action Network asked experts about the importance of multi-disciplinary teams in MDSR systems. Here are the insights they shared with us.