I was surprised at what I learned from a nurse midwife in Fort Portal, a town in the rural west of Uganda, while visiting with a delegation from the United Nations Foundation’s Shot campaign last October.
Right now, things seem to rush by. Life goes by so fast and it doesn't seem like anyone cares. We need to slow down, its like nature. You can't grow a 30 foot tall tree without time, that's why we need to be patient in life.
White Ribbon Alliance Tanzania is is working to enact the Safe Motherhood Act and to scale up the enrollment of students in nurse and midwife training. The alliance aims to continue a dialogue with communities about safe motherhood, involving men, women, girls, and boys.