Stories: Mothers

  • Motherhood in Tanzania

    Throughout my travels in Tanzania for the past ten days, every time I saw a mother and her baby I smiled inside. And I was even more happy to see mothers breastfeeding their babies, as breastfeeding has been proven to be a key intervention to keep more children under the age of five alive in developing countries. Tanzania,...

  • Through PMTCT, We Can Protect Future Generations from HIV, Experts Say

    As part of HealthNewsNG's special focus on HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health issues, Jennifer Ehidiamen spoke to Nurse Egga, an expert in Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) and Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) who works in a general hospital in Nasarawa state, northern Nigeria. Her bubbling attitude and high-pitched voice resonate with her passion for the fight...

  • My Journey to Zambia

    Today’s the day! I officially begin my trip to Zambia as an International Reporting Project Zambia Fellow. I am excited to get on the ground and visit NGOs, clinics, experts, researchers, civil servants, and most of all those who are affected by HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. I am going to Zambia to report on these three...