OVER 3,000 community workers have been trained by a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Africare, to carry out household education in 288 villages of Rukwa region to address persistent maternal and newborn child health challenges…
U.S. President Barack Obama announced concrete actions in response to the Ebola outbreak yesterday.
A basket for donations sat on the dirt floor, and by the time the procession of attendees came to an end the basket held approximately $30,000 Liberian dollars.
The cost of constructing a MWH runs between $25K and $50K, yet the result is hundreds if not thousands of healthy babies born in a given year.
“I never experienced the uncertainty or fear that so many women in Africa feel during pregnancy”
“…my preconceptions paled in comparison to real life…” Last June, I went to Africa for the first time.
As the number of Ebola cases and deaths grows in West Africa, many remain unaware of its deadly impact, causes and treatment options, or lack thereof.