Kangaroo Mother Care Capacity Building Workshop for Sub-Saharan Africa

African continent has made the highest progress during MDG era on reducing under five child deaths. However, there are more than a million newborn babies dying every year . The largest numbers of these preventable deaths are due to prematurity related complications which can be managed effectively by Kangaroo Mother...

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Preterm Birth/Low Birth Weight Global Technical Working Group on Implementation Challenges and Solutions: Family Member Engagement During Inpatient Newborn Care

On June 13, 2018, the USAID-funded Every Preemie—SCALE project convened the fifth meeting of the PTB/LBW Global Technical Working Group on Implementation Challenges and Solutions (PTB TWG-ICS). This meeting focused on family member engagement during inpatient newborn care and included presentations and participation from a wide range of clinical and...

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Pregnant in a War Zone: Why Respectful Maternity Care Matters in Humanitarian Settings

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This piece is authored by Betsy McCallon, CEO, White Ribbon Alliance. Respectful maternity care (RMC) is a human right and an integral component of comprehensive health services. Components of RMC include...

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