Babies born before 37 weeks gestation are considered preterm babies. Preterm birth (PTB) is the biggest killer of newborns worldwide, causing more than one million deaths per year.
Globally, health facility delivery is encouraged as a single most important strategy in preventing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality.
Production Strategy Brief for 7.1% Chlorhexidine Digluconate for Umbilical Cord Care
Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) decreases adverse effects of malaria during pregnancy.
The State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) 2014 presents findings on midwifery from 73 low and middle- income countries.
The State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) 2014, the second of its kind, will show what progress has been made since the launch of the first report in 2011 in increasing the number of skilled and competent midwives and others with midwifery skills.
Access to emergency obstetric care by competent staff can reduce maternal mortality.
Strengthening Midwives Associations’ systems, skills, structures and strategies, empowers the associations with the capacity to identify challenges, develop context appropriate solutions for problems.
Conduct a global situational analysis to identify the current facilitators and barriers to improving quality of care (QoC) for pregnant women, newborns and children.
Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5 Target 5A calls for the reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three quarters between 1990 and 2015.