Radha, a young mother in a remote village of Nepal’s Sankhuwasabha district, walks one hour to the marketplace. It is 11 am and Radha is tired and sweaty after carrying her sick baby, who has had a fever for two days, on her back. She stops at the first drug...Read More
Even though Nepal has made remarkable progress in reducing the number of child deaths in recent decades, an estimated 23,000 children still die each year before reaching their fifth birthday, and three out of five babies who die do so within twenty-eight days of birth, that is, during the newborn...Read More
The Chlorhexidine Working Group (CWG), part of the United Nations Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children Newborn Technical Resource Team, and led by PATH, convened a meeting of 34 ministry of health officials, donors and implementing partners in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on June 15 and 16 to discuss...Read More
Research on how to promote handwashing to new mothers, and the effects of such promotion, are underway.Read More
Every parent knows the magic of that moment. That moment when you meet your child face-to-face for the first time, when you hold your baby in your arms and realize—this brief and precious moment has changed my world forever.