Health & Nutrition

Friday 23 June 2017

Mothers’ support group: Sifrash’s game changer

“All I want is for my children to grow healthy, get education and lead a successful life” Sifrash Mesganaw, 28, a mother of four

Thursday 13 April 2017

Saving premature babies in Konso: The story of Kele’s baby

During the eight month of her first pregnancy, Kele, 24, gave birth to her new baby girl at the nearby Berebrsa health center in Konso Woreda. The baby was born preterm and weighed 1000gm at birth.

Tuesday 31 January 2017

Community Initiatives lead the way in fighting harmful traditional practices

MCSP NEGA, Save the Children's health project is working with the community to ban harmful traditional practices

Thursday 12 January 2017

U.S. Assistance Activity to Improve the Nutrition for Mothers and Children in Ethiopia

Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s Global Hunger and Food Security Initiative, and USAID’s Multi-sector Nutrition and Water Strategies Linked in Five-Year Activity

Monday 26 December 2016

From a premature baby to a medical doctor: Save the Children and Partners mark Newborn Health Month and World Prematurity Day

Abeba Mengesha speaking at the event,

Abeba Mengesha, 24, was born premature. She is now a medical doctor working as a lecturer at Adigrat University.

We met Dr Abeba on November 17, 2016 at the World Prematurity Day Celebrations organized by the Ministry of Health, Save the Children and other partners. She was one of the speakers at the event raising awareness on prematurity.