A Baby Born Too Soon: Skilled Birth Attendants Saving Newborns in Ethiopia

By Tariku Kefyalew, program manager, Health & Nutrition, Save the Children Ethiopia.  Shitanesh Assefa was a brand new mother from Wogidi district, in the Amhara region of Ethiopia, when she found herself in a delivery room, right after delivering her first child, watching nurses and midwives work to resuscitate her baby....

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Tell us about your events!

Are you hosting an upcoming webinar, brown bag or event online that you would like to tell the newborn health community about? Let us know! The Healthy Newborn Network (HNN) brings together partner organizations and individuals working in newborn health to share key resources, data, experiences, and lessons and helps...

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Kangaroo Mother Care: A Strategy to Improve the Quality of Postpartum Care

This post originally appeared on the Maternal Health Task Force blog. The author for the post is Rebecca Bear, PhD candidate, Victoria University of Wellington. The recent release of an International Consensus Statement on Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) for preterm and low birthweight babies has once again highlighted the importance...

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Saving Lives Together

LGH ‘s objective is to help train and equip over one million birth attendants to become efficient lifesavers, and to help save over 400,000 more lives per year by 2020. We believe these objectives are fully achievable by supporting our alliance partners and their implementation programs. The following brief video...

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