Save the Children is Recruiting for a Communications Consultant, Maternal and Newborn Health in Humanitarian Settings

Save the Children and partners, including UNICEF, WHO, UNHCR, and IAWG, have developed a Five-Year Roadmap to Accelerate Progress on Newborn Health in Humanitarian Settings 2020-2025 and a complementary advocacy paper. The documents are near complete and will be launched at Women Deliver in June 2019. These documents issue a call for action to bridge the gap, emphasizing the need to engage diverse stakeholders from across humanitarian and development sectors to ensure newborns survive and thrive even in the most difficult circumstances. Save the Children is looking for a consultant to provide short-term communications support to this roadmap and broader portfolio. The assignment is expected to last approximately six weeks, with the majority, if not all, deliverables completed by early to mid-June.

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Share Your Population-based Data on Stillbirths and/or Intrapartum Stillbirths!

The estimated 2.6 million stillbirths in 2015 form an important part of the unfinished agenda for maternal and newborn health in the SDG era. The Every Newborn Action Plan and the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health both call for stronger evidence to accelerate the progress to prevent...

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From invisibility to visibility: Global initiatives make progress in incorporating stillbirths into their publications

A post from the Stillbirth Advocacy Working Group stillbirths series by Paula Quigley In 2016, The Lancet’s Ending preventable stillbirth series presented a call to action to end preventable stillbirths by 2030. One simple action was for global partners to appropriately integrate stillbirths in women’s and children’s health initiatives, action...

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