Saving Lives Together

LGH ‘s objective is to help train and equip over one million birth attendants to become efficient lifesavers, and to help save over 400,000 more lives per year by 2020. We believe these objectives are fully achievable by supporting our alliance partners and their implementation programs. The following brief video...

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The 12 most widely downloaded HNN resources in 2016

2016 was an important year for newborn health. Some highlights included new research and guidelines emphasizing the importance of addressing perinatal deaths, managing infections and improving postnatal care, and counting every baby. Seven international professional associations endorsed a joint statement on kangaroo mother care to accelerate its use for small...

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Putting The Lancet Maternal Health Series Into Action: Five Next Steps

Originally published on MHTF. By Kayla McGowan, Project Coordinator, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Last week, experts in maternal health convened at the Wilson Center to mark the recent launch of The Lancet Maternal Health Series, discuss its implications and brainstorm how to translate findings into...

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Protecting Women and Children in Zika-Affected Countries

The explosion of the Zika virus in South America, Central America and the Caribbean has provided more vivid evidence of the urgency to invest in pandemic prevention and preparedness. The virus is spread by the day-biting Aedes aegypti mosquito that also carries dengue and chikungunya viruses. Although it was first...

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