Addressing Critical Knowledge Gaps in Newborn Health

Opportunities for Africa's Newborns

Summary

Opportunities for Africa's newborns represents a major milestone in the effort to save four million babies who die from preventable and treatable causes every year world wide, particularly the 1.16 million newborns dying in Africa. Published under the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) and developed by a team of 60 authors, many of whom are African or working in Africa, this publication helps build momentum towards the integration of global efforts to save 11 million maternal, newborn and child lives each year, promoting the continuum of care to save these lives.