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Malawi Association of Obstetric Clinical Officers (MAOCO)

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 [...]

Let’s get GLOWing!

Do you remember GLOWing in 2013? We can't wait for the next chance to catch up with conference delegates old and new on Wednesday 4th March, in celebration of International Women's Day. GLOW is for academics and postgraduate students engaged in global maternal, newborn, child and reproductive health. The annual GLOW conference provides an opportunity for academics [...]

Translating Research into Practice

Amie Wilson PhD was Ammalife's first researcher and the work she did continues to have impact and influence policy. Now her work on Emergency Transport has been quoted in the Translating Research into Practice Series published by Harvard University's Maternal Health Task Force. The MHTF disseminates evidence and information to policy makers worldwide. We're very pleased [...]

What’s the link – QECH, samosas, and sheets?

The wonderful people who work at Birmingham Women's Hospital are the link! Today, they raised £272 to help midwives at the Chatinka Maternity Unit (Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Malawi) refurbish part of the Labour Ward. That's enough to buy sheets for the mattresses and curtains for the cubicles. But it's much more than a makeover - these [...]

Thank you

Huge thanks to those generous folks who helped us reach this year's Big Give Christmas Challenge target of £4000.  Each year, the Big Give selects small charities and runs a fundraising campaign over just 3 days. Online donations are doubled  during that time. The pot of matching money is usually gone with 30 minutes of opening [...]