Addressing Critical Knowledge Gaps in Newborn Health

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August 21, 2014
Newborn News

The woman hung up her phone and delivered a baby into her yellow and orange skirt so quietly it almost escaped the nurses’ notice.

August 19, 2014
Newborn News

The deadly earthquake that hit Ludian, Yunnan province, two weeks ago has affected the lives of more than 1 million people, over 250,000 of whom are children.

August 18, 2014
Newborn News

There are only 500 days left for countries to meet the MDGs.

August 10, 2014
Newborn News

In a simple home in the village of Mosebo, Ethiopia—an earthen floor and walls made of wood and mud—a woman sat on a mattress on the floor with her crying, 8-month-old son. The mother, Alemitu Kelkay, pressed him to her breast, and eventually he quieted down.

August 1, 2014
Newborn News

Ghana launches National Newborn Strategy and Action Plan

August 1, 2014
Newborn News

As World Breastfeeding Week kicks off today, the Department of Health has encouraged families, communities and employers to provide a supportive environment for mothers to breastfeed.

July 31, 2014
Newborn News

It’s not that difficult to guess why the topic of breastfeeding emerges as a matter of discussion in various forums and why it is considered so important, to the extent that Breastfeeding Week is commemorated globally from August 1- 7 every year.

July 24, 2014
Newborn News

The home and maternal health clinic of Feeza Shraim, a UNFPA-supported midwife in the Gaza Strip, were destroyed in an airstrike.

July 23, 2014
Newborn News

Developing and Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs at Scale

July 20, 2014
Newborn News

Save the Children hosted a political conclave – on the theme ‘No Child Born to Die’ -- with elected representatives and political leaders from Bihar in the state capital.