This story featured in the Daily Monitor on November 24, 2014

Maternal mortality remains a big challenge in Uganda. But…, several innovations are being used to address the problem.

Like it is the case in Kanungu, many mothers in Yumbe District have a big challenge accessing health centres for regular antenatal services. Mary Aleni, the officer in charge of maternal and child health in Yumbe District, says the presence of village ambulances has made referrals from the communities to the health facilities, easy.