Quality of Care

Calling on governments to #FundNaijaHealth

The #FundNaijaHealth campaign is calling on government to release all appropriated health allocations on time, as this will enhance access to the health care that citizens, particularly mothers and…

What Women Want: E4A-MamaYe wants to know

E4A-MamaYe is proud to be a partner in a global campaign that will put women’s voices at the centre of healthcare.

Mentoring healthcare workers in Bungoma County

In Bungoma County, Kenya, the Maternal and Newborn Improvement (MANI) project works closely with the County Department of Health on a range of health interventions to address shortages of healthcare…

2.6 million Reasons to invest in stillbirth estimates

2.6 million babies worldwide are stillborn each year. The majority of these deaths are preventable.

Breaking barriers in pregnant women's access to healthcare

MamaYe Super Activist initiative has expanded such influence to cover pregnant women and newborns access health care: this is the story of Saheed Taiwo Lawal

Health Budget Transparency and Accountability in Malawi

Following the success of Health Budget Transparency and Accountability in Mzimba, Nkhata Bay and Rumphi, E4A-MamaYe has been asked to support a similar effort in Ntcheu district.

Our Health, Our Rights, Our Lives

If you walk through any maternity corridors or wards in the country, you will see women sitting in groups Sharing their stories and laughing. But as much as there is joy and excitement, there is also…

Nigeria Health Budget 2010-2016

The highest priority set for health budget according to the Abuja Declaration is 15%, but analysis shows how low Nigeria's budgeting has been from 2010-2016.

"I became a nurse to protect pregnant women"

Yelwa Abdulahi works with the Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria, FOMWAN, Gombe State Chapter. Read her story.

Health Management Team improves health facility

The District Health Management Team (DHMT) in Koinadugu district has taken action in improving the Kundembaia Community Health Centre (CHC) in response to findings from the June 2016 Facility…

MamaYe mobilises women to ask for quality health care

Advocating for quality of health care for women and babies in the district.

Progress for Primary Health Care Under One Roof

A robust primary health care (PHC) system has been described as important to achieving Universal Health Coverage, but we cannot stop at that. This is why MamaYe is working towards implementing policy…

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?

Thunder of luck hits same hospital twice!

The hospital was unable to attend to its clients optimally until similar events occurred with some sprinkles of coincidences that are now setting it on the path of the go-to hospital for pregnant…

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.

FIT scorecard and improving maternal health care services

The FIT scorecard is an eye-opener for advocacy for improved maternal health care services

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.

Solving Health (Infra)-structure Problems in Tanzania

Chiku Lweno-Aboud calls for a multi-sectoral effort between the Region’s departments of health, roads and police forces to solve Health (Infra)-structure problems in Tanzania.

MamaYe joins 2016 Nation Publications Mother’s Day fun run

The sweat and tired legs during this year’s Mzimba Mother’s Day Fun Run helped raise K77 million worth of essential supplies and equipment.

Campaigning on Global Hand Washing Day

MamaYe Koinadugu Advocacy Group joins WASH partners to observe Global Hand Washing Day.

World Bank credit: Maternal and Newborn Health benefits

The Bauchi State Accountability Mechanism for Maternal and Newborn Health will be working with the government to ensure judicious use of resources and timely release of budget allocations and State…

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…

Sierra Leone to receive $10 million dollar loan from IDB

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation will receive $10million dollars loan from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to provide quality health care services for women and children.

Using pupils to save lives of mothers and babies in Mchinji

MamaYe clubs such as Pitala MamaYe School Club share evidence and information with mothers and fellow pupils and advocate for better quality care for mothers and babies.

Quality of Care Workshop in Lilongwe

How QUIC can improve existing landscape of quality of care monitoring and assessment in Malawi, as presented to the Safe Motherhood Committee in Lilongwe.

Exhibiting To Save Mothers and Babies

MamaYe and Parent And Child Health Initiative (PACHI) exhibited their campaign activities during the Research Dissemination Conference organised by the Malawi College of Medicine.

UN Report: Sierra Leone has the highest MMR in the world

According to new UN estimates, Sierra Leone had the highest maternal mortality ratio globally. National Conference reveals the government's commitments to improve maternal health.

First Lady launches test kits for pregnant women

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.

Support for maternal death reviews in Bonthe and Koinadugu

Maternal death review meetings were held to discuss cases and to brief participants on the new national MDSR guidelines. Find out how MDR committees are managing.

“Thank you MamaYe”, says Koinadugu District Medical Officer

A maternal death review meeting in Koinadugu that strengthened MamaYe’s evidence-based approach in identifying causes of maternal deaths.

Kobina Essien, the Taxi Doctor

Meet Kobina Essien, who has been saving the lives of pregnant women and their unborn babies by conveying them for safe and supervised delivery in his taxi.

Group advocates for free maternal and child health bill

The free MNCH bill, if signed and institutionalised, is capable of relieving families the burden of the costs of health facility-based child delivery and encourage women to attend antenatal care…

QuIC approach is quick indeed

Benson John explores why QuIC (Quality of Institutional Care), a telephone-based approach assessing the readiness of facilities to provide quality Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care services, is…