As a small organisation, Ammalife is almost completely run by volunteers. Each one of us, volunteer or otherwise, all share the same vision that no mother should die whilst giving life. Essential to our organisation is our Board of Trustees who are responsible for ensuring that Ammalife keeps to its mission of saving mothers' lives worldwide. [...]
About Saskia HoskinsThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Saskia Hoskins has created 14 blog entries.
Ammalife Trustee Saliya Chipwete knows first-hand the dangers of sepsis. She’s now on a mission to give sepsis a run for its money, by raising money for Ammalife’s work on maternal sepsis. Originally from Malawi, Saliya is a qualified Registrar of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She understands the difficulties facing pregnant mothers in Malawi, as well as [...]
We're excited to unveil Ammalife's 2018 Annual Report, celebrating all of Ammalife's activities in the previous year. There's been great progress in Malawi where we've been working with local NGO, PACHI Malawi, to treat and prevent cases of maternal sepsis, as well as to improve hygiene practices in hospitals. Our Change Makers have excelled in their [...]
Have you got an overdue new year’s resolution to give some time to a good cause? Are you passionate about maternal health and angered by the high number of maternal deaths that still occur across the world? Can you spare some time to volunteer for Ammalife? If so, we’re ready to hear from you! Ammalife is [...]
The Big Give Christmas Challenge is back! Last year, Ammalife raised over £7,000 in the week long Big Give Christmas Challenge, and this year, we're hoping to do even better, This year's Christmas Challenge will take place from midday Tuesday 27th November to midday Tuesday 4th December. During this time, we'll be hoping to raise £5,000 [...]
Ammalife is excited to announce our end of year fundraiser! You're all invited to join us for a fun-filled and festive afternoon of food and fundraising at the opulent Tipu Sultan, Mosely, from 12-4pm on Saturday 1st December. Alongside a delicious three-course meal and non-alcoholic reception drink, there'll be a range of different entertainment, a raffle, and more. [...]
(Above) James with FAST-M Project Coordinator, Laura Munthali, outside Kabudula Hospital in Malawi. James Cheshire is one of Ammalife’s doctoral researchers who has been working on the FAST-M maternal sepsis project in Malawi. Last time we heard from researcher Catherine Dunlop, who is at the forefront of preventing sepsis in Malawi. In this second post of [...]
Ammalife is lucky to support a team of talented researchers in Malawi who are seeking practical, low-cost and low-resource solutions to preventing, diagnosing and treating maternal sepsis. In the first of this two-part blog series we speak to Catherine Dunlop, a Research Fellow at Birmingham University, who is currently undertaking a PhD research project on preventing [...]
This year Ammalife is applying to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge to raise money for our project fighting maternal sepsis in Malawi. Last year was our most successful Christmas Challenge ever and with your support we raised over £7,000. This year we're hoping to improve on that success and we'd like to welcome [...]
Stanley Daudi, one of Ammalife’s past Changemakers has recently finished his studies in Malawi. We caught up with Stanley to hear what the impact of the Changemaker programme has been on himself and his community, as well as to ask him what he believes to be the biggest challenges facing clinicians in Malawi today. Before I [...]