How can we improve the care of small and sick newborns in low- and middle-income countries?: A summary of a global discussion on CHIFA: Part 2

A recent study on the measurement of service readiness for providing inpatient care of small and sick newborns puts the spotlight on improving monitoring systems, quality of care and investments in health systems scale-up to end preventable newborn death and disability, as discussed in Part 2 in a series of...

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The time is now to bring stillbirth out of the shadows

A post from the Stillbirth Advocacy Working Group stillbirths series by Debbie Haine Vijayvergiya Stillbirth isn’t as uncommon as we are led to believe. Unbeknownst to many, 25,000 babies are born still every year in the United States—more than deaths resulting from SIDS and congenital anomalies combined (that is approximately...

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World Prematurity Day KMC Challenge Photo Essay

As part of our advocacy for global scale-up of KMC, Save the Children is bringing the KMC Challenge to global conferences and events. During World Prematurity Day 2016 Save the Children offices in Washington, DC, and Malawi took the KMC Challenge. Check out some of the experiences and testimonials from...

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For Babies In Big Cities, It’s Survival Of The Richest

Sadly, the Philippines is one of just a few countries with such dramatic improvements for poor urban children. In too many countries, urban child survival inequality is worsening, even as those nations have been successful in reducing overall child mortality rates.

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