South Africa

A Common Thread: Reaching Every Mother and Every Newborn 30 Jun 2014

South Africa

On the eve of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Forum being held in Johannesburg this week, Save the Children along with 10 other South African civil society and professional associations hosted a high-profile event bringing together decision makers, activists, health workers and celebrities to call for renewed efforts to end newborn deaths in South Africa and globally.

Saving babies in South Africa 30 Jun 2014

South Africa
Photo by Isabel Pinto/Save the Children

You can tell a lot about a country from the way it treats its women and young children. If a country really believes in equality then it will invest in their health, safety, education and empowerment.

CSOs come together in South Africa to stop mothers and children dying from preventable causes 21 May 2014

South Africa

13 May, 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa

An Advocacy and Campaigning Meeting on Maternal Newborn and Child Health for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) took place in South Africa on 13th May 2014, hosted by Save the Children.  With the kind support of the South African National Department of Health, the meeting purposely coincided with the Department’s quarterly Maternal Newborn and Child Health review meeting to ensure leading newborn, child and maternal health experts and activists could attend.

In 20 years let’s make sure every child survives and thrives 28 Apr 2014

South Africa
Photograph by: Candace Feit/Save the Children

We need to ensure that every child has access to essential and lifesaving health services and every child stays in school and receives a quality education .

The 'No Hunger Games' in South Africa 15 Aug 2012

South Africa

South African First Lady lends support to Born to Knit campaign 10 Nov 2011

South Africa

On the 21st October, the First Lady of South Africa, Mrs. Makhumalo Zuma, participated in a Saving Mothers and Babies Event, held with Save the Children’s support in Durban.