The one-day symposium provided an opportunity to discuss how we measure the impact of nutrition programs; the direction of nutrition programming in the future and; and highlighted some of the lessons from several nutrition programs.
An important new study in lower-level health facilities in low- and middle-income countries found an increased risk of neonatal deaths with corticosteroid use in pregnant women with imminent preterm birth.
This guideline is a derivative product from existing WHO recommendations on umbilical cord clamping for improving maternal and infant outcomes.
This evaluation aimed to provide a ‘snapshot’ of facility-based KMC activities in Malawi. Mali, Rwanda and Uganda.
Supplementation with FA significantly reduces the risk of SGA at birth but only if commenced preconceptually independent of other risk factors.
Case studies on the implementation of Kangaroo Mother Care in Malawi.
Thiis edition of The State of the World’s Children calls for brave and fresh thinking to address age-old problems that still affect the world’s most disadvantaged children
Better maternal and child nutrition is a crucial building block for reducing mortality and improving health, and is a critical priority for sustainable development.
Complications of pregnancy and childbirth are nonetheless still the second leading killer of females 15 to 19, and the risks of dying rise with the proportion of young people in populations.
This draft presentation presents the rationale, political process, conceptual frame and content areas as well as operating principles, overview and next steps for the new Global Strategy.