Successful newborn immunization relies on quality care more than we realize

As we see countries around the globe taking up initiatives to eradicate preventable childhood illnesses, most might picture young school aged children lined up at health centers. This World Immunization Week, we want to talk about what may be overlooked - the importance of quality care to deliver immunization to...

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Indonesia’s lessons in using innovative approaches to improving the quality of emergency obstetric and newborn care services in hospitals and health centers

“Every death counts. The death of a mother or a newborn is not just a tragedy for the family but also an indicator of an egregious failure of the health system, especially because many of these tragic deaths are preventable.”     (Saifuddin Ahmed and Judith Fullerton in the editorial of...

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#ManyBirthDefects1Voice: Join World Birth Defects Day 2019

March 3, 2019 marks the fifth annual World Birth Defects Day. More than 150 organizations, including March of Dimes, are officially joining the movement to raise awareness and action for more surveillance, prevention, research, and care for babies and children affected by birth defects. Among them are many parent organizations...

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