Communities Demanding Quality Maternity Care

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By: Nancy Kamwendo, National Coordinator, White Ribbon Alliance Malawi

George Nkhoma is a midwife in Malawi. Growing up without a mother – because she died while giving birth to him – has made George passionate about the state of maternal and newborn care in the country. The zealous midwife is now an advocate for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) for White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) in Malawi, and his community recognizes him as being exemplary in his work as he is very helpful and, unlike other midwives, treats them with respect. But George is often seen as the exception…read more