Motherhood: The pillar for a family and the nation

Mahiberehiwot for Social Development (MSD) participated on the opening ceremony of the annual “Safe Motherhood” program which was organized on the 10th of January 2020 by the FDRE Ministry of Health at the Sky Light Hotel in Addis Ababa.

H.E. President Sahilework Zewdue , Dr. Liya Tadese (Deputy Minister for FDRE Ministry of Health) ,heads of regional state health bureaus, and representatives from non-governmental organizations & various health networks were the participants of the ceremony.

According to H.E. President Sahilework Zewdue, motherhood is an opportunity of giving happiness to the family by giving birth and a challenge to others who have no access to quality of health services. Motherhood includes those early married girls who were denied educational and comprehensive health services. On her speech, H.E. said that “Motherhood: The pillar for a family and the nation”

On this vital ceremony, MSD has presented its experience with photo exhibitions on maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) service access including

  • Family planning, ANC and PNC
  • Health Education (SBCC)
  • STD/STI and HIV/AIDS control & Care
  • Empowering early married girl mothers
  • Men engagement on safe motherhood