Bike ambulance. Credit: Oxfam

Blog: Great news for mothers – but more work to be done

Last week, I spotted a headline on the BBC website which gave me hope that years of campaigning on maternal health has at last paid off. A recent study has found that in the last 30 years, maternal deaths around the world have reduced by a third, meaning 150,000 more mothers are living to see their newborn babies.

Julien Potet, Dorothy Ngoma y Judith Robertson en la presentación en París. Autora: Delphine Bedel/Oxfam

Blog: Gira de las W8: la salud maternal e infantil en la agenda canadiense!

La gira W8 acaba de comenzar y ya tenemos nuestro primer éxito para celebrar! Sandhya (miembro del grupo W8 de la India), yo misma y Oxfam Canadá nos reunimos con miembros del Parlamento canadiense y como resultado, se aprobó una moción para que la Comisión de Asuntos Exteriores trate la salud materna e infantil como una cuestión prioritaria en la Cumbre del G8!

Blog: Deux pays, deux systèmes de santé...

Dorothy N'goma est la directrice exécutive de l'Organisation nationale des infirmières et sages-femmes du Malawi. Elle soutient Oxfam et voyage à travers l'Europe pour sensibiliser les populations à la cause du Malawi, qui a besoin d'une assistance plus importante et plus efficace afin d'améliorer les services de santé pour les mères, les enfants et les familles vivant dans la pauvreté. Elle tient aussi un blog dans lequel elle analyse ses expériences en Europe et dans son pays.

Blog: A tale of two health care systems

Dorothy N'goma is Executive Director of the National Organization of Nurses and Midwives of Malawi. She is an Oxfam champion and is travelling around Europe to raise awareness of the need for more and better aid to support Malawi to improve health services for mothers, children and families living in poverty. In her blog she reflects on her experiences in Europe and from home.

Access to Medicines campaign launched in Malawi

Blog: Access to Medicines campaign launched in Malawi

Giving people living with HIV and AIDS a voice

The Access to Medicines campaign in Malawi was officially launched on 17th October 2008, World Poverty Day. The campaign is being supported by Oxfam International and being led by the Malawi Health Equity Network and other local NGOS, including the National Association of People Living with HIV and REACH Trust.

Blog: It's up to U Now - message to delegates Climate Change Conference

With just three days left to the conference closes, Oxfam blitzed delegates at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali, with a special photographic exhibition and calendar called "It's up to UNow".

The photos, are messages from people in developing countries, who are already having to adapt and live with the impacts of climate change, as well as people from rich countries, who are taking personal action to reduce their contribution to climate change.

Blog: Ugandan Minister for Environment unveils art from children about climate change.

The Ugandan Minister for Environment, Ms Maria Mutagamba, launched a collection of drawings that young people form Bangladesh, Malawi and Uganda, have created to express what Climate Change means to them.


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