Kangaroo Mother Care: Pathways to Sustainability

72 participants from countries all around the world, arrived at the Kangaroo Mother Care workshop in South Africa which was held between March 11 - 13th, representing countries such as Australia, Bangladesh, Ghana, Iran, Malawi, Namibia, Sweden, South Africa and the United States. The objective of the workshop was to...

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Telling Our Story: A midwife advocate starts local to make a national difference

Ms. Phoebe Lolly Mashao was the 2008 Save the Children Midwife Award winner, presented by The Princess Royal at the International Confederation of Midwives Congress 2008 in Glasgow. Ms. Mashao works in Limpopo, one of the poorest provinces in South Africa. After receiving the 2008 Midwife Award, Lolly Mashao was appointed...

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Like a River

By Malika Ndlovu, a writer-poet, arts project manager and a mother to three sons and a stillborn daughter. Like an old river that separates one piece of earth from another, on arrival at its bank we are forced to contemplate the crossing…to face the fear of drowning, of being swallowed...

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