African Woman Foundation

PMNCH constituency

Academic, research & training institutes

Focal point

Miss Willemijn de Bruin


Secretary African Woman Foundation

Area(s) of interest in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH):

  • Maternal and reproductive health
  • Newborn health

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.


Full address:

Laura Shields-Zeeman, attn. African Woman Foundation
Kerkstraat 18
2514 KS
Den Haag


The Netherlands


+31 6 53 94 25 92

Countries/Regions of interest:

Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania

WHO Region: