The Newborn Indicators Technical Working Group (TWG) reviewed newborn indicators that are currently collected through national surveys, including the DHS and MICS, and has recommended new indicators on newborn care practices that could be added to national and program household surveys.
Document resulting from The Government of Uttar Pradesh (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare) and UNICEF in partnership with Save the Children.
This past year, there has been increased awareness of the problem, through new data and evidence, global partnership and country champions.
The 2010 Summit Report summarizes the key discussions and impact of the 2010 Pacific Health Summit - Maternal and Newborn Health: The Crux of a Decent Humanity.
From the BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth supplement "Stillbriths - the global picture and evidence-based solutions"
The latest issue of Seminars in Perinatology examines global perinatal health. This article reviews progress for newborn health globally, with a focus on the countries in which most deaths occur-what data do we have to guide accelerated efforts?
The proportion of child deaths that occurs in the neonatal period (38% in 2000) is increasing, and the Millennium Development Goal for child survival cannot be met without substantial reductions in neonatal mortality.
This paper is part of a PLoS Medicine cluster of articles discussing the current state of global health estimates and debating the way into the future.
The MaiMwana Project aims to test community-based interventions that tackle maternal and child health problems through increasing awareness and local action.
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