During a recent visit to Malawi, members of the Ammalife team were able to hand over stethoscopes and blood pressure monitors to Thomson, Edward and three of their colleagues from MAOCO (the professional organisation for Obstetric Clinical Officers supported by Ammalife). Their existing stethoscopes had literally fallen apart so Ammalife asked doctors in the UK to [...]
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Will you help us? The Big Give Christmas Challenge will double your donation for 3 days only. 29 November-2 December Ammalife is co-funding the team working to save the lives of mothers and their babies who develop sepsis in some of the poorest parts of our world. Thankfully, the UK has led the world in developing [...]
We’re so glad that Ammalifer Afshin Bemani is running his third Marathon in Stockholm on June 4th for Ammalife! He is aiming to cross the finishing line in the Olympic stadium in just four hours! Please donate to Afshin via his fundraising page to help him hit his fundraising target of £500.
We’re thrilled that London consultant gynaecologist, Narendra Pisal, is tackling his ninth London Marathon and will be raising funds for Ammalife. What’s even better is that his private medical practice, London Gynaecology, will double your donation which means we can save twice as many lives.You can sponsor Mr Pisal and see your gift double in goodness without [...]
Ammalife’s student branch Since the start of the new academic year, Ammalife’s student branch at the University of Birmingham has been busy planning a series of events for 2016. Spurred on by the overwhelmingly positive response from students at the fresher’s fair and the Ammalife ‘meet and greet’, the group have planned even more fundraising events [...]
Following the success of the Etatmba project, a research project run by the University of Warwick to augment the skills of Clinical Officers in Obstetric practice in Malawi, The Malawi Association of Obstetric Clinical Officers (MAOCO) was formed in October 2014 and is made up of members from all health zones in Malawi. MAOCO’s goal is to [...]
Labour ward refurbishment at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital After several decades of heavy use, the physical condition of the toilets and showers in the Labour ward at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) - Malawi’s main teaching hospital where 11,000 mothers deliver each year had deteriorated to an unusable state with blocked toilets, broken showers and tiles, [...]
Ammalife is participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2015. We're delighted that this year National Express and Finox will match your donation to fund our project and tackle this threat to mothers: The right tools to combat global maternal sepsis Why Sepsis? Sepsis is a life-threatening condition triggered by infection. 1 in 3 women who develop severe sepsis during [...]
Back in August, Birmingham’s Lunar Society hosted the Kings Men, the internationally acclaimed adult singers from Kings College Choir, Cambridge. The crowd at St Mary’s Church in Moseley were treated to a wonderful evening of song and some satire! The concert was an eclectic mix of early sacred music, folk and spiritual, Broadway shows and pop, [...]