African Woman Foundation

PMNCH constituency

Academic, research & training institutes

Focal point

Prof. Peter Kenemans

Position

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chairman African Woman Foundation

Health focus

  • Maternal/Reproductive Health
  • Newborn health

Strategic objective(s)

  • 'Contribution to MDGs 3, 4 and 5 by innovative approaches

Mission statement

The African Woman Foundation (AWF) investigates new ways for health care for pregnant women and their babies in developing countries, through projects that include both protocol-based care and the empowerment of women. The AWF is a non-profit organisation based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is supported and funded by volunteers from the academic world, NGOs and trade & industry.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Organization e-mail:

info@africanwomanalliance.org

Full address:

VU University Medical Center, Room 8F028, PO Box 7057, 1007MB Amsterdam

Country:

The Netherlands

Telephone:

+31 206426118

Number of staff:

2

Scope of work:

International

Year established:

2011

WHO Region:

Europe