Breastfeeding is the world’s oldest and most established life-saving intervention for newborns and infants. Yet, health systems throughout the world too often fail to maximize opportunities to encourage and support mothers to successfully breastfeed.
A groundbreaking report, “Women and Health: The key to sustainable development,” was released in June 5.The report explores the multifaceted ways in which women and health interact.
Nurse Reymund Lumantas helps save the life of this baby girl with newborn resuscitation skills he learned through the Jhpiego-supported MindanaoHealth Project.
The number of people currently affected by humanitarian emergencies is unprecedented, and is increasing by approximately 10 million people every year. In these fragile settings, mothers and their vulnerable newborn babies are even more at risk.