WinSenga Update/Bulletin 21.0 – Maternal Health in Sierra Leone: Lawmakers Subscribe to Advocacy On Maternal Health

Clearly this is a leaf all our governments need to borrow.

Excerpts from AllAfrica website.

Both the Chairman of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Population and Development and the House’s Majority Leader have subscribed their willingness to play an integral part in the advocacy on maternal health in their respective constituencies.

Speaking during an advocacy retreat on reproductive maternal newborn and child health organized by the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, in collaboration with Mamaye and the United Nations Fund for Population (UNFPA) in Freetown, Hon. Ibrahim Bundu and Hon. Sheku B.B. Dumbuya commended the organizers for the initiative and referred to the retreat as timely and significant.

The two senior lawmakers also registered their commitment to assist in the training, mobilization and retention of skilled birth attendants and to advocate for more funds, ambulances, feeder roads construction, as well as monitoring the delivery of drugs to various hospitals.

More at http://allafrica.com/stories/201310220948.html

 

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