Consultancy: Digitizing the Newborn Health in Humanitarian Settings Field Guide

Digitizing NBFG Consultancy SOW Title:  Consultant – Digitizing the Newborn Field Guide Total number of Consultants:  One Country Program:  Health Unit / IAWG Newborn Initiative Proposed Dates:  September 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022 Duration:  60 days Background of the project:   In recent years, global MNH experts have led the...

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The Power of Compassion: How Legislators Can Help After Stillbirth

A post from the Stillbirth Advocacy Working Group stillbirth series by Terrell Hatzilias, PhD “This is one of those things we can do as a body that really is going to make a difference, to real people in this world.” Washington State Senator Ron Muzzall, speaking in favor of allowing...

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Every Woman, Every Child – but not Everywhere: The Unfinished Agenda for Maternal and Newborn Health in Humanitarian Settings

By HRH Princess Sarah Zeid, WFP Special Advisor, Maternal & Child Health and Nutrition, UNHCR Patron for Maternal and Newborn Health, and Elaine Scudder, IAWG Senior Advisor, Maternal and Newborn Health.  ‘’No woman, child or adolescent should face a greater risk of preventable death because of where they live or...

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Ms. Annes Mboya and her colleagues providing breastfeeding counseling to a mother, Kakuma Refugee Camp

“We end up losing babies for reasons we can easily prevent.”

Insights from Annes Mboya, nurse-midwife at Kakuma Refugee Camp By Annes Mboya, Nurse-Midwife, IRC; Andrea Edman, Advocacy & Communications Specialist, IAWG Newborn Initiative When a woman comes to the hospital walking, they should go home walking. If they came to the hospital with a baby in their tummy that was...

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