Ebola virus disease and breastfeeding: time for attention

This blog was originally published in The Lancet as a commentary here. By Mija Ververs & Akanksha Arya This year’s Global Nutrition Cluster meeting in July, 2019, offered a platform on which to discuss all nutrition-related humanitarian emergencies. Ebola virus disease (EVD) and breastfeeding in DR Congo was an obvious...

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Keeping the promise: Three steps for mothers & babies health

This blog was originally published by the MamaYe! Evidence for Action here. By Meshack Ian Acholla The 2019 New York Summit was a critical moment for taking global action towards Universal Health Coverage and as a result, leaders adopted the United Nation High-level Political Declaration on UHC. At E4A-MamaYe, we...

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Integrating Simplified Treatment Regimens to Manage Sepsis in Sick Young Infants

This blog was originally published on USAID's Health Research Program website here. By Samira Aboubaker Neonatal infections including pneumonia, sepsis, and meningitis are responsible for 21% of neonatal deaths annually and were responsible for over 550,000 out of 2.6 million neonatal deaths in 2016.1 Timely and appropriate inpatient care and...

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