Meeting Millennium Development Goals
through local languages
Goal 5. Improve maternal health
A mother is better able to care for herself and her family when she is literate in her mother tongue and has access to health information in a language she understands well. Language development facilitates the introduction of new concepts and the accurate translation of new terminology.
- Midwife's education began in her mother tongue
- Medicinal local plants explained in Soumraye booklets