Global Alliance for Newborn Care (GLANCE) Chair Committee Application

By the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants Are you interested in an opportunity to shape the global agenda of maternal and newborn health for the next coming years? Do you have fresh ideas on how the Global Alliance for Newborn Care (GLANCE) can contribute to a better...

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Consultancy: Newborn health policies and action plans in humanitarian settings

Consultant: Newborn health policies and action plans in humanitarian settings Duration: October – April (7 months) Background: Newborn deaths account for 48% of deaths among children under the age of five globally, resulting in 2.5 million lives lost each year. In addition, 2.6 million babies die in the last 3...

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Ebola virus disease and breastfeeding: time for attention

This blog was originally published in The Lancet as a commentary here. By Mija Ververs & Akanksha Arya This year’s Global Nutrition Cluster meeting in July, 2019, offered a platform on which to discuss all nutrition-related humanitarian emergencies. Ebola virus disease (EVD) and breastfeeding in DR Congo was an obvious...

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Keeping the promise: Three steps for mothers & babies health

This blog was originally published by the MamaYe! Evidence for Action here. By Meshack Ian Acholla The 2019 New York Summit was a critical moment for taking global action towards Universal Health Coverage and as a result, leaders adopted the United Nation High-level Political Declaration on UHC. At E4A-MamaYe, we...

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