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New kid on the Social Media blog
The new PMHP blog is live and keeps you updated about new developments in the maternal mental health sector.

It also gives you an insight into how you can Make a Difference!

PRIME Policy Brief #5
Fresh from the press, the latest PRIME Policy Brief on Integrating maternal mental health into existing health and development programmes is out.
You can read the Policy Brief directly here or go to PMPH's website and find it under Policy briefs

New PMHP Team Members

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome a number of new members to our team:

In January 2014 Camilla Swart has joined as our new Training Coordinator. Petra De Koker has joined as our new Research Coordinator and Rita Stockhowe will be responsible for our Communications and Advocacy.

Read more about them on our Team Page

A Refugee Mother's Story

South Africa continues to be the leading destination country for refugees and asylum seekers from all over the African continent. But for many, in particular pregnant women, the promised safe haven ends in despair.

Read Jeanette's and other mothers' stories on our website.

What else is new?

Our volunteer Eve Sigalas, a psychology honours student, is facilitating stress-management and self-care groups for vulnerable mothers and their infants. Her groups take place at the in the Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) ward at Mowbray Maternity Hospital.

Read more about the Kangaroo Mother Care Promotions programs on their website.

Thank you to our donors


Mary Slack & Daughters Foundation Welton Foundation  
Individual donors in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada, UK and USA

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