MamaYe relies on activists to make change happen within their own communities, so that more mothers and babies can survive than ever before.We have been supporting our super activists in orientation meetings in Mzimba, Rumphi and Nkhata bay districts with the sole aim of empowering these change agents.
MamaYe trained district councillors in northern Malawi in health budget advocacy. We are starting to see some results in how funds are being allocated with a 33% increase in allocated budget in Mzimba.
This publication by the World Health Organization (WHO) gives guidance on conducting a mortality audit system to investigate the modifiable factors in perinatal deaths and prevent similar causes of events. This guide is intended to be used at various levels of a health system, from a small programme in a health facility to a national system.
What are the latest numbers on maternal and newborn health in Malawi? How do they vary between urban and rural areas? When young Malawian women are educated, how much more likely are they to gain access to contraception?
The Commission on Information and Accountability (COIA) tracks progress on maternal and child health and we've visualised the latest numbers.
Check out all of the infographics, source data and analysis here.