Malawi

A clinician treats a patient in a hospital bed in Malawi.

Amref Health Africa is training nurses and clinicians on the best practices for newborn, infant and child health care using our e-Learning platform.

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.  

Partnering to Create Better Health for Moms and Babies in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania

Published: 19 October 2016 Sean Power

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

Canadian Groups Joining Forces for Mother and Child Health

Published: 14 April 2016 Sean Power

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

Published: 09 July 2015 Sean Power

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

Kevin O'Neill
Director of Programs

Kevin O'NeillWant to partner with Amref Health Africa in Canada on a health project? Want to know more about our projects? Get in touch with our Director of Programs, Kevin O'Neill.