A novel mobile phone-based interactive e-learning course for neonatal care

Background Innovations in technology have revolutionised almost every aspect of life, and health care and medical education are no exception. Online learning (or e-learning) is a perfect panacea for the current times, with its easy access, affordability, flexibility, and learning pedagogy. [1] However, students often find online learning boring and...

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Why COVID-19 strengthens the case for a dedicated financing mechanism to scale up innovation in women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health

This blog was originally published by the Lancet. The disruptive effects of pandemics on the delivery of health services is increasingly recognised as a global threat to maternal and child health. 1 The COVID-19 pandemic has further highlighted the need to not only rapidly develop health-care innovations but to also...

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World Prematurity Day 2020: “Together for babies born too soon – Caring for the future: Supporting families – Supporting healthcare professionals – Strengthening healthcare systems”

This year’s World Prematurity Day slogan is “Together for babies born too soon – Caring for the future: Supporting families – Supporting healthcare professionals – Strengthening healthcare systems” [1]. From the city of Mosul in Iraq comes a story on this theme. Mosul is located approximately 400 km northwest of...

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