By Stephen Hodgins, MD Senior technical advisor, Saving Newborn Lives, Save the Children Breastfeeding and thermal care are particularly potent determinants of newborn survival. Yet both have received disproportionately little program attention. Save the Children’s Saving Newborn Lives program has published a pair of evidence briefs on early initiation of breastfeeding...Read More
Laerdal Global Health (LGH) is committed to reducing the staggering rates of newborn morbidity and mortality in low resource settings through hands on, simulation-based training, highly affordably tools, locally owned implementation and broad endorsement. Helping Babies Breathe, developed by AAP in collaboration with Laerdal Global Health and launched in 2009,...Read More
Mckline is a special little boy. Almost two years old, he lives in Kenya with his parents Catherine and Fredrick. They are already saving for his education and have ambitions for him to be an engineer one day. Mckline was the first baby born at a healthcare facility in Bungoma...Read More
Nurse-Identified Barriers To Providing Newborn Care In India: How Do They Fit With The Sustainable Development Goals?
Relative and absolute poverty continues to be a prevalent issue around the world that impacts all aspects of people’s lives. Receiving adequate health care, specifically in the neonatal period, is highly important due to the vulnerabilities that exists around complications during and after birth. However, there are many barriers to...Read More
Imagine a situation where a woman has gone through a healthy pregnancy and her family has taken the requisite measures to ensure a good outcome. But due to quality issues at the health facility, the woman dies or leaves with a dead baby or in a worst case scenario, mother...Read More