According to the latest assessment by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Ebola virus is spreading out of control across West Africa, with cases currently impacting Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
Africare In the News
www.dimagi.com — On Wednesday July 30, 2014, Africare will propose an integrated package of life-saving maternal and newborn interventions to increase demand for and access to high-quality health services in Zambia at the DevelopmentXchange Conference in Washington, D.C. The project, which includes an mHealth component from Dimagi, was one of 52 finalists selected for the 2014 Saving Lives at Birth competition.
“We are committed to enriching our culture by sustaining and ensuring the economic survival of African-Americans and other people of African Ancestry…Our recent participation in the ‘Mama Kit Baby Shower,’ is very much a part of what we do.”
-Carol Hamlin, Co-Chair of International Trends and Services
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For Africare, Saving Lives at Birth Means Bringing Innovation and Community Partnerships to Zambia and Senegal
WASHINGTON (July 17, 2014) – Pregnancy and childbirth in Zambia continue to be risky, leading to death and disability for some women of childbearing age. Africare, a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, will present solutions to maternal and infant mortality in Zambia and Senegal at the 2014 Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development Conference from July 30 until August 1, 2014, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.
www.allafrica.com — Mission Director, of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Michael Harvey has said that Nigeria has the largest AIDs project of the agency, in the world.
www.allafrica.com — In an apparent effort to reduce maternal mortality in Bong County, AFRICARE-Liberia has completed the construction of the 7th maternal waiting homes in the County.
www.ghanaweb.com — A one-stop centre consisting of a warehouse, a training centre, an agriculture input shop, a farmer’s library and a community learning area, has been inaugurated at Atonkor in the Jasikan District of the Volta Region.