Learnings from the Government of India ‘Dakshata’ initiative to improve the quality of maternal and newborn care

In 2015, the Government of India launched ‘Dakshata’, meaning adroitness, across the country, to reduce the maternal mortality ratio and stillbirth rate. The initiative aimed to strengthen the quality of care (QoC) during and immediately after childbirth through focused and customized trainings for strategic skill-building of providers on high-impact essential...

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The impact of community-level treatment on children with severe pneumonia:

How results from a multi-country study encourage a review of current global policy and practice to save lives A blog by Golam Mothabbir, Senior Advisor, Health and Nutrition, Save the Children International – Bangladesh Country Office, and Eric Swedberg, Managing Director, Child Health, Department of Global Health, Save the Children, USA....

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