Global Consultation: Updating the Every Newborn Targets

By Olive Cocoman To accelerate progress to reach mortality targets by 2030, it is important that the coverage targets for key aspects of newborn health to achieve Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals are set. In order provide this clear vision to countries, the Every Newborn Management Team, chaired by...

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The invisible burden of malaria-attributable stillbirths

This correspondence was originally published by The Lancet. By Freya J I Fowkes, Eliza Davidson, Kerryn A Moore, Rose McGready, Julie A Simpson   The highly anticipated publication of the updated malaria maps in The Lancet shows that despite the substantial progress made since 2000, mortality gains have stalled and there...

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Consultancy: Newborn health policies and action plans in humanitarian settings

Consultant: Newborn health policies and action plans in humanitarian settings Duration: October – April (7 months) Background: Newborn deaths account for 48% of deaths among children under the age of five globally, resulting in 2.5 million lives lost each year. In addition, 2.6 million babies die in the last 3...

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