Life for African Mothers (LFAM) is expected to resume the distributions of COVID-19 materials to about 350 pregnant women, babies and their mothers in Monrovia.
With full support from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office through the British Embassy in Liberia, pregnant women and babies mothers in West Point, New Kru town and Old Road communities begun receiving buckets, babies’ clothes and sanitary materials from Life for African Mothers (LFAM) as part of a 90 day COVID-19 sensitization awareness campaign.
The campaign under the theme “Supporting Women and babies mothers to prevent COVID-19” kicked off since September 1, 2020 and is earmarked to run till December 1, 2020.
Abdul-RahmanFayiah Bah, LFAM’s Country Representative to Liberia has expressed is profound gratitude to the British Embassy and the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office for being supportive to Liberian women and babies in combating the virus.
He commended his team for conducting survey in the various communities to know about the welfare of pregnant women, babies and their mothers.
Bah stated that the focus of everyone has been the prevention of coronavirus and disable communities, but not much emphasis been given to pregnant women, babies and their mothers, this is why as a body that is fully focus on them has decided to shift the attention.
The Cardiff-based organization works to reduce the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth in Sub-Sahara Africa.
LFAM helps to save many lives by providing medications to treat complications during and after pregnancy.
Through its maternal mortality programme in hospitals and health centres across Africa, it dispenses medicines to prevent post-partum haemorrhage.