In two-thirds of the 36 developing countries among the 179 nations surveyed, the poorest urban children are at least twice as likely to die as their wealthier counterparts, according to the report.
UN Special Envoy for Malaria Notes Seven African Countries Lead the Continent in Malaria Control, According to the African Leaders Malaria Alliance
“Our people and our communities are counting on us to continue to scale proven interventions to insure that no African loses their livelihood or life to this ancient disease.”
MCHIP discusses Madagascar’s approach to Maternal and Newborn Health.
Madagascar’s traditional midwives are now being recruited to get women to deliver in clinics or hospitals, part of a move to lower maternal and newborn death rates.