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Magret Ikoko, A Motivated Community Health Worker

12/06/2015

The Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in Tanzania has remained high over the past 10 years. Amref Health Africa Tanzania works with different strategic partners and government structures towards accelerating efforts to improve maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH), particularly in Simiyu Region in northwest Tanzania. The focus is on...

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Irene France, Now a Teacher for Hygiene!

12/06/2015

Good hygiene practices prevent disease. Amref Health Africa works with communities to train them in basic hygiene and sanitation practices improve access to toilets and encourage the use of clean and safe water for drinking and cooking. Supported by UNICEF, Jilinde is an 18-month project aimed at improving water,...

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Education -The Best Asset for Youth, especially Young Girls

12/06/2015

Education is the key to giving girls and boys a brighter future. However, in many poor communities, girls are taken out of school at a young age or are forced to drop out, either because they are pregnant or have been married off. Amref Health Africa is slowly changing...

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Dr Amos Nyirenda Story: World Malaria Day

24/04/2015

World Malaria Day: Personal Stories

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Helping Communities Tackle Malaria: Resty Nsamba

24/04/2015

World Malaria Day 2015: Personal Stories