In Malawi, about 26% of women in rural communities give birth at home, while 31% give birth without the assistance of a skilled health worker, and 59% do not receive post-natal care within the recommended two days of giving birth.
Amref Health Africa is bringing together Canadian and African expertise to create better health for moms and babies in Malawi. READ MORE about this four-year project.
Significant progress has been made around the world in reducing the number of women who die in pregnancy or childbirth – the rate dropped globally by 43% between 2000 and 2015. Yet, in many communities in sub-Saharan Africa, the maternal and newborn mortality rates continue to be unacceptably high. Read more
Amref Health Africa is bringing together Canadian and African expertise to reduce the high rates of mother and child mortality within marginalized and remote communities in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania. Read more
Amref Health Africa in Canada Awarded $24.9 million Grant to Improve Mother and Child Health in sub-Saharan Africa
Amref Health Africa in Canada will lead a $29.3 million five-year project to improve the health of mothers and their children in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania, $24.9 million of which is provided by the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD). Read more