Around the world, women and their babies are dying from preventable complications before, during and after childbirth. This is tragic because many of these complications can be treated with simple and affordable solutions.
RFDP’s health programme on Maternal and child health works to keep mothers and children healthy and help provide a strong start to children’s lives. RFDP Zambia aim to ensure that, children and women benefit from antenatal care and skilled birth attendance; maternal, newborn, and postnatal care; immunization coverage and school-based health interventions; as well as expanded coverage in the treatment of children affected by diarrhea, malaria, and acute malnutrition. To achieve this, RFDP Zambia launched the project entitled “Project for the reduction of maternal mortality covering Lundazi and Lumezi districts in Eastern Zambia.