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  • What does your heroine look like?
    Every month we hear stories of incredible bravery and resilience in the face of stark odds. These are our heroines... The post What does your heroine look like? appeared first on African Mothers Health Initiative.
  • One Story.
    One woman's survival story. The post One Story. appeared first on African Mothers Health Initiative.
  • Collaborating with RECAPO Solar
    AMHI is collaborating with RECAPO solar to improve the economic stability of some of our beneficiaries. The post Collaborating with RECAPO Solar appeared first on African Mothers Health Initiative.
  • January in Malawi
    I've always found colors to be more vibrant in Malawi, particularly in rural areas. As we drive away from town, I touch... The post January in Malawi appeared first on African Mothers Health Initiative.
  • Material Donations Needed
    Would you like to send a thermos to store clean water, to a family caring for an orphan in Malawi? The post Material Donations Needed appeared first on African Mothers Health Initiative.
  • Survivors of Traumatic Births
    Too many woman die in pregnancy and childbirth in Africa. Many others survive traumatic births, but should we simply count their survival as success? The post Survivors of Traumatic Births appeared first on African Mothers Health Initiative.
  • Innocent
    Angela was a healthy 23-year-old, pregnant with her second baby. The midwife notes and lab results in her prenatal booklet foretold an uneventful labor and delivery. When her contractions started, Angela arrived at the health clinic with the trepidation that is universal among laboring women, but she reassured herself. This was not her first. This […]
  • In Elizabeth’s Words
    Elizabeth is one of the nurses who works for Joyful Motherhood. I asked her to tell us about her work and this is what she said….. I enjoy my job because of the care we provide. After enrolling babies we follow up with them in their homes. One interesting thing I have noticed is that […]
  • Joyful Motherhood & Covid
    With limited testing capability, 33 cases of Covid-19 have been identified in Malawi and three deaths have been attributed to the virus. An injunction to stay the original lockdown order by the President has been extended to April 29th. Fear of hunger and related civil unrest continue to eclipse fears of Covid. And, the goal […]
  • Corona Virus in Malawi
    On March 23rd there were no confirmed Covid-19 cases in Malawi but President Peter Mutharika, declared a national disaster and closed all schools and universities. As of yesterday there were 16 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Malawi and two deaths. In response, the President issued a three week lockdown order, scheduled to begin Saturday, April […]