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Giving birth in South Sudan - Ayen's story
Thursday, 18 September 2014

Giving birth in South Sudan - Ayen's story

80% of expectant mothers in South Sudan give birth at home. The majority have no access to skilled medical support.

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Tanzania's escalating HIV epidemic is contributing to the country’s health crisis, as well...

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Sharing knowledge is at the heart of every...

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Amref Health Africa is Africa’s leading health development organisation, bringing good quality health care closer to those who need it most. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, Amref Health Africa is a truly African organisation whose vision is lasting health change in Africa.

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Founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors Service of East Africa

Amref Health Africa has been around for over 50 years, providing essential health care and training across Africa.
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90% of our staff are African

With our headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and offices around the world.
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Better health to 14 million people every year

Amref Health Africa's projects reach over 9 million adults and 5 million children in some of the most vulnerable and remote communities across Africa every year.
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Aiming to train 15,000 additional African Midwives

Graca Machel Mandela is the Global Campaign Patron of our Stand Up for African Mothers campaign, which aims to reduce maternal mortality by 25%.
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Amref Health Africa

The African Medical and Research Foundation is Africa’s leading health development organisation.

We deliver good quality health care closer to those who need it most. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, AMREF is a truly African organisation whose vision is lasting health change in Africa.