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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Virtual Quality of Care Coaches Training in Ethiopia

Followed by the virtual Quality Improvement(QI) workshop[1] held by UNICEF ESARO, WHO, UNFPA and the Ministry of Health in Kenya in June, a virtual training for Quality of Care(QoC) coaches was organized by health section of UNICEF Ethiopia country office(ECO) supported by UNICEF ESARO and in collaboration with Ministry of...

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SNL Newborn Health Legacy e-Talk series: Summary

Beginning in 2000 with a ground-breaking grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Saving Newborn Lives (SNL) marked the first newborn health program of its kind, elevating Save the Children’s contribution to the area of newborn health. It is an unprecedented legacy, shared with partners around the globe. Save...

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