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Breastfeeding is critical for child survival following cyclones in Mozambique

All Cabo Verdeans are entitled to a basic package of health services

Cabo Verde shows us the health care progress we want to see across Africa

From 6 to 700 in seven years, midwives in South Sudan working to change maternal mortality rate

From 6 to 700 in seven years, midwives in South Sudan working to change maternal mortality rate

Photo: Andreea Câmpeanu

Dynamic staff and sparkling maternity complex deliver improved maternal health in South Sudan

(Seated) Mrs Naomi Muyadeen and Head Nurse Esther Adepoju, Kuchigoro Primary Health Care Centre, Abuja.

Nigeria fights high maternal mortality through improved quality of care 

Launching of MCH Week, Minister of Health, Dr Diane Gashumba administering a deworming tablet to a child

The Mother and Child Health Week integrated with World malaria Day in Rwanda

WHO has supported the training of midwives through improvements in the national curriculum and the rollout of the EmONC programme

Helping midwives be the best they can be

Dr Abu Bakarr Fofanah, Minister of Health and Sanitation launching the new national five-year strategy and policy for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) in Freetown

New strategy launched to help tackle maternal, child deaths in Sierra Leone

Midwife holding newborn after delivery

Ghana Holds Sixth National Annual Newborn Stakeholders Conference