From invisibility to visibility: Global initiatives make progress in incorporating stillbirths into their publications

In 2016, The Lancet’s Ending preventable stillbirth series presented a call to action to end preventable stillbirths by 2030. One simple action was for global partners to appropriately integrate stillbirths in women’s and children’s health initiatives, action plans, programs, publications and monitoring. A mapping of women’s and children’s health initiatives...

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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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Maternal Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response Capacity Building Workshop

Importance of MPDSR Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) is a critical approach for improving quality of care for maternal and neonatal health. MPDSR is also instrumental to inform advocacy, policy, planning, service delivery and accountability towards ending preventable maternal and neonatal mortality. The practice of MPDSR facilitates...

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This Human Rights Day 2018, Support the Rights of Every Newborn!

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights” - Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 Human Rights Day This Human Rights Day (December 10) marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This document proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is entitled to...

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