Background Innovations in technology have revolutionised almost every aspect of life, and health care and medical education are no exception. Online learning (or e-learning) is a perfect panacea for the current times, with its easy access, affordability, flexibility, and learning pedagogy.  However, students often find online learning boring and...Read More
By: Sharmin Akter, Cory Cerritelli, Aisha Hussain, and Joseph Johnson In the crowded urban slum of Hazaribag, Boubazar Balur Maath (in photo above) is a pregnant woman that looks onward into the sprawl in front of her. A wild dog is walking among the garbage looking for food. We can...Read More
In the initial days of the lockdown in India, Noora Health spoke with recently delivered mothers to understand their experiences. Challenges that mothers reported centered around what they should do if they or their baby got sick: “If my baby has any health issues, how will I go to the...Read More
Health providers’ insights on maternal and newborn care: The “great forgotten” of the COVID-19 pandemic.
An international research team of experts led by the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp Belgium is documenting and understanding how the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting the care provided to women and their newborns, as well as the impact on health professionals who provide these services. The survey is available...Read More
By Gloria Siseho More than 500 people across the Oshana region gathered to celebrate the World Prematurity Day on 18 November in Namibia, a country where 54% of neonatal deaths are due to prematurity and low birth weight. The day was officiated by the Ministry of Health and Social Services...Read More