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MamaYe African activists meet in Johannesburg to demand more transparent health budgets | Nigeria

MamaYe African activists meet in Johannesburg to demand more transparent health budgets | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
Call to action marks the launch of an African-led network demanding better use of existing funds for African women and children’s health as well as a greater share of African national budgets allocated to mothers and babies’ survival. News & Press Releases, Updates, Action!
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African leaders to to be accountable to the people they serve.There is a need  for our leaders to make best use of existing funds to save lives of mothers and babies. Our leaders need to be open about there allocation to the health sector.

CSO's are advocating to government at all levels to make health budgets more transparent.

 

Kindly like this page when you see it ,  make comments and share them with your contacts too.

 

 

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MamaYe The pursuit of happiness for midwives in Nigeria | Nigeria

MamaYe The pursuit of happiness for midwives in Nigeria | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
The journey of one person across borders to seek the knowledge of best practices in midwifery and adapt it for Nigerian midwives to help save lives of mothers and babies Updates, Solutions, Action!
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Indeed midwives have a very important role to play in our lives. They are the people who place each baby in their hand before any other person. Lets work together to ensure that they are comfortable and happy doing their work.

Lets join midwives and people all over the world to celebrate today.

 

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MamaYe WORLD MALARIA DAY 2014: Invest in the future, defeat malaria | Nigeria

MamaYe WORLD MALARIA DAY 2014: Invest in the future, defeat malaria | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
The world celebrates malaria day and it is interesting to learn that fulfilment of political commitment and more funding have helped reduce incidence of malaria by 31% in Africa. Expert Opinions, Updates, Solutions, Action! world malaria day, Malaria
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Today is Wold Malaria day 2014.

Malaria is a life threatening infectious disease a global problem with over 20 million cases.

Theme: INVEST IN THE FUTURE, DEFEAT MALARIA

Increase in political commitment and expanded funding has helped reduce malaria incidence by 25% globally and 31% in Africa - WHO 2014 

Lets take adequate measures to fight malaria in Nigeria. 

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MamaYe MamaYe Day (of success) 2014 | Nigeria

MamaYe MamaYe Day (of success) 2014 | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
"MamaYe depicts issues that are close to all of our hearts. It concerns everyone, including you!" Success Stories, Updates, Action! mamaye success, mamayelaunch, MamaYe Day
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Join us as we celebrate mamaYe day 2014                    

Theme for this years celebrations:

"Technological Possibilities in Maternal Death Review".

Together we are mamaYe!

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MamaYe I took a wrong advice, then my baby came too soon! | Nigeria

MamaYe I took a wrong advice, then my baby came too soon! | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
Regardless of education, this is how neighbourhood or family influence over medical advice may carry dangerous consequence for pregnant women and their newborns. Success Stories, Updates, Solutions, Action!
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"BORN TOO SOON"

Consequences of taking the wrong advice has harmful effect on our lives.

Hajiya Maryam narrates her experience when she gave birth to her first child Umar Farouk premature as the World Marks Prematurity Day 2013.

Read more on: http://www.mamaye.org.ng/blog/i-took-wrong-advice-then-my-baby-came-too-soon

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Africa Position on Population and Development (Daily Trust Newspaper-22/10/13)

Africa Position on Population and Development (Daily Trust Newspaper-22/10/13) | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
The position was tagged ‘Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development in Africa beyond 2014. It was released at the end of the concluded African Regional Conference on Population and Devel...
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Among other recognitions, the Addis Ababa Declaration recognises that women's health is key to development while under investment in women's health remains a great challenge in Africa. 

As such this is a call for all of us including Governments at all levels CSOs, families among other stakeholders need to work together for Africa to face up to the challenges. Read more http://healthinteractive.wordpress.com/2013/11/13/africa-position-on-population-and-development-daily-trust-newspaper-221013/

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MamaYe What's New | Nigeria

MamaYe What's New | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
Bilkisu Ado Zango's insight:

Is the Nigerian budget transparent? 

This is a question we really need to ask ourselves and give answers too in order to understand the situation better.

With Nigeria @ 53 we also need to ask ourselves  WHERE ARE WE ,

AND WHERE ARE WE HEADING TO?

Taking into cognisance that Nigerai is being regarded as "THE GIANT OF AFRICA"

Nawa oooh!
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MamaYe Do doctors really know best? | Nigeria

MamaYe Do doctors really know best? | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
...because those women who did not attend antenatal care or did not use the help of a skilled birth attendant could have made a better choice if they knew Updates, Solutions, Action!
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Lovetta David shares her experience in Ghana......

But then! Do you really and truly believe that doctors know best?

Tell us your own story.

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MamaYe Nigeria

MamaYe Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
Bilkisu Ado Zango's insight:

We need to be serious when talking about saving the lives of mothers and their babies.

It should no longer bussiness as usual, it should be making promises we can keep.

support mamaye nigeria@ all times

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BUDGET NETWORK | MamaYe

BUDGET NETWORK | MamaYe | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
Bilkisu Ado Zango's insight:

Government at all levels need to be accountable to the citizens.

We need a transparent and accountable government to ensure adequate and efficient use of resources.

we want more allocation to the health sector to ensure that our mothers survive pregnancy and child birth.

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MamaYe WORLD MALARIA DAY 2014: Invest in the future, defeat malaria | Nigeria

MamaYe WORLD MALARIA DAY 2014: Invest in the future, defeat malaria | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
The world celebrates malaria day and it is interesting to learn that fulfilment of political commitment and more funding have helped reduce incidence of malaria by 31% in Africa. Expert Opinions, Updates, Solutions, Action! world malaria day, Malaria
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Today is Wold Malaria day 2014.

Malaria is a life threatening infectious disease a global problem with over 20 million cases.

Theme: INVEST IN THE FUTURE, DEFEAT MALARIA

Increase in political commitment and expanded funding has helped reduce malaria incidence by 25% globally and 31% in Africa - WHO 2014 

Lets take adequate measures to fight malaria in Nigeria. 

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(1) Segun Morooph Babaranti

(1) Segun Morooph Babaranti | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
Bilkisu Ado Zango's insight:

Check us out as we hold our mamaYe baby 2013.

Wishing you more years and happy days in life.

Stay blessed.

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MamaYe Mother and Child Hospital records 7,962 safe deliveries, hurray! | Nigeria

MamaYe Mother and Child Hospital records 7,962 safe deliveries, hurray! | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
Ondo State is becoming more relevant in curbing high maternal and newborn deaths in Nigeria by the count of numbers of successful pregnancy deliveries oiled the political will of the government of the State. Maternal Health, maternal survival, abiye, ondo state
Bilkisu Ado Zango's insight:

If one hospital can do it, others can also emulate too!

Keep the flags flying on mamaYe

Together we are mamaYe!

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MamaYe We forfeited our new baby's needs to save another baby's life! | Nigeria

MamaYe We forfeited our new baby's needs to save another baby's life! | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
The issue of signing the health bill into law or raising health spending to 15% of the national budget will never go away as long as Nigerians are subjected to out-of-pocket spending on health to save their lives.
Bilkisu Ado Zango's insight:

A true life story of a couple who have saved a life

 “Nomso, we have to forfeit our baby’s needs and save this child, God will provide for our baby”. We got the baby registered and bought the drugs.http://www.mamaye.org.ng/blog/we-forfeited-our-new-babys-needs-save-another-babys-life

What have you done to save a life?

Read more and act now!

Together we are mamaYE

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MamaYe MamaYe celebrates International Day of the Rural Women 2013 | Nigeria

MamaYe MamaYe celebrates International Day of the Rural Women 2013 | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
Rural women play a critical role in the rural economies of both developed and developing countries through their activities in agriculture and rural enterprises which contribute to local and global economies.
Bilkisu Ado Zango's insight:

We need to celebrate women in the rural areas because o their immense contribution to the agricultural sector in developed countries.

Join mamaYe Nigeria as we celebrate these great women in life http://www.mamaye.org.ng/blog/mamaye-celebrates-international-day-rural-women-2013

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MamaYe What works to improve the health of women and children? | Nigeria

MamaYe What works to improve the health of women and children? | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
Expert Opinions, Updates, Action!, Tools PMNCH, Success, MNH, political factors
Bilkisu Ado Zango's insight:

DO you know what really works to improve the health of women and children?

Read more.....http://www.mamaye.org.ng/blog/what-works-improve-health-women-and-children-1

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MamaYe Similar strokes for different pregnant folks in Ghana and Nigeria | Nigeria

MamaYe Similar strokes for different pregnant folks in Ghana and Nigeria | Nigeria | HEALTH ISSUES | Scoop.it
'As we do on earth, so it is in heaven'. A look into the birth attendants style in Ghana not so different from Nigeria, but the problems are just the same. Updates, Solutions, Action!
Bilkisu Ado Zango's insight:

Catch up how similarities between Nigerians and Ghanians are when it comes to attending births in health facilities and write up ur comments http://www.mamaye.org.ng/blog/similar-strokes-different-pregnant-folks-ghana-and-nigeria  

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