The results of the Uganda Newborn Study (UNEST) and the other papers in this supplement are important for Uganda with implications for the rest of the continent, encapsulating many of the evidence shifts from the last decade, and giving clear messages to accelerate progress.
After three years of deliberations, the report of the Lancet Commission on Women and Health was published on the 5th of June.
In this document, we chronicle the implementation of HBB from its inception as a
concept to subsequent global rollout.
Families in high mortality settings need regular contact with high quality services. Existing
population-based measurements of contacts do not reflect quality. To address this we designed linked household and frontline worker surveys for Gombe State, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Uttar Pradesh, India.
C. This systematic review
sought to identify the most frequently reported barriers to KMC practice for mothers, fathers,
and health practitioners, as well as the most frequently reported enablers to practice for
This report summarizes the final recommendation and the process for developing the guideline on health promotion interventions for maternal and newborn health