The use of PMAs by health workers in Fiji and other Pacific island countries could potentially rectify gaps in maternal and neonatal service delivery.
Rates of facility delivery are lower in Asia overall, and a greater proportion of deliveries take place in private facilities in Asia compared to Africa.
This study tested the validity of collecting CCM implementation strength indicators through mobile phone interviews with HSAs.
Presentation on newborn and maternal health interventions by Dr. Anthony Costello, Professor of International Child Health and Director of the UCL Institute for Global Health.
Community mobilisation through women's groups is a highly cost-effective and affordable strategy to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Malawi.
The policy brief requests that the Government transfers the procurement of the resuscitation devices from the MOH to National Medical Stores to enable health facilities to order the equipment directly as it is needed.
Investment must start early in life to realize these dividends. Improving maternal and child nutrition gives children the best possible start in life, enabling them to reach their full potential.
The neonatal cause-of-death distribution differs between the early and late periods and varies with neonatal mortality rate level. To reduce neonatal deaths, effective interventions to address these causes must be incorporated into policy decisions.
Twelve preterm birth clusters were identified using the conceptual framework. Eleven consisted of combinations of conditions known to be associated with preterm birth, 10 of which were dominated by a single condition.