The Durban Branch of the African Coalition for Menstrual Health Management  (ACMHM) met  for the first time in March to discuss activities related to the coming Menstrual Hygiene day on the 28th May.  The ACMHM was formed in 2018 The  Coalition comprising individuals, groups and institutions aims to strengthen coordination among key stakeholders and build on and support the evidence-base, to better transition research to action, and to support multi-sectoral policy making and scale-up of evidence-based and sustainable programmes that address the menstrual health management needs of girls, women and other people who menstruate throughout their menstrual lifecycle in Africa.