Visualising data can stimulate action

Originally published on MamaYe. In a world oversaturated with data it can be hard to know which evidence to pay attention to or where to find the data you need. Static pie charts and line graphs are no longer sufficient in our digital age – we need tools which marry...

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How Working with “Advocacy Champions” Can Accelerate Change

Blog by Carlisle Levine and Sarah Roma.  In 2000 the newborn mortality rate in Bangladesh was more than 39 per 1,000 live births, accounting for approximately half of all deaths for children under 5 years of age,[1] but few were paying attention. Save the Children’s Saving Newborn Lives (SNL) program...

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Time to retire the SBA indicator

By Stephen Hodgins, MD Senior technical advisor, Saving Newborn Lives, Save the Children.   An imaginary story Once upon a time there was a place where diarrhea was one of the main killers of young children. Most treatment was home remedies or treatment from traditional healers or “quacks,” i.e., those...

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