Newborn deaths now account for 45% of under-five mortality

The world has made huge progress in reducing child mortality – but the great remaining challenge is to save the lives of newborn babies. Child mortality rates have plummeted to less than half of what they were in 1990, according to a new report – “Levels and Trends on Child...

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100,000 NeoNatalies Delivered

Celebrating NeoNatalie, and the role she has played in helping save lives We are proud to announce that the 100,000th NeoNatalie has been born! She has helped train health workers across the globe, from the labor rooms of Haydom Hospital in Tanzania to the skills labs in India. We are...

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Count and review every birth and death to prevent future tragedies

It is easy to feel helpless in the face of stories of preventable deaths. The process of death review, or mortality audit, can tell a powerful story, in order to save lives. See related Comment in The Lancet The circumstances surrounding a stillbirth and neonatal and maternal death can be...

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