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Trustees Wanted! Join the Ammalife Family

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. [...]

It’s Back! The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2018, our biggest yet!

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’s Festive Fundraising Lunch

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. [...]

Diagnose and Respond: Ammalife Researchers on the Field Part Two

(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 [...]

Practicing Prevention: Ammalife Researchers on the Field, Part One

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 [...]