The First 42 Days: Prioritizing Moms and Babies in Rural India

When Tulsa Naik gives birth, her child will be one of more than 25 million babies born in India this year. Already the mother of a two-year-old daughter, she and her husband, Hrudananda, know this will be a joyful time in their family’s life. But in Odisha, the eastern Indian...

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Pre-call announcement: Global Maternal and Neonatal Health funding call 2019

Please note: This is a pre-call announcement. Global Maternal and Neonatal Health funding call 2019 for outline proposals is due to be launched on 16 January 2019. More details to follow. The Global Maternal and Neonatal Health funding call is a joint initiative between the Medical Research Council (MRC; part...

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Measurement Matters! Highlights from a recent DHS publication on Thermal Care and Umbilical Cord Care Practices and Their Associations with Newborn Mortality

The global public health agenda spotlight is increasingly focused on reducing preventable newborn deaths. Skilled care at birth and delivery in a health facility equipped with life-saving medical technologies is a clear path to prevention. However, many women continue to deliver at home, impeded by lack of access to a...

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