AMREF has received the news of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s passing with sadness and as we mourn him, we...
06 December 2013
There is a big bond between midwives, and however different our circumstances are, our profession is about life and...
25 October 2013
About the campaign
The Stand Up for African Mothers campaign seeks to address maternal mortality and contribute towards Millennium Development Goal 5 which focuses on reduction of maternal mortality by 2015. AMREF stresses on the important role that midwives play in saving lives and is advocating for the symbolic nomination of a midwife for the Nobel Peace Prize 2015, as well as raise funds to train 15 000 midwives in sub-Saharan Africa by 2015.