Thrive Networks and Embrace Merge Newborn Health Solutions: Programs Join Forces to Multiply Lifesaving Impact

Afghanistan, Benin, Cambodia, China, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Laos People’s Democratic Republic, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Philippines, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zambia, Vietnam, South Sudan

Thrive Networks and newborn care innovator Embrace are joining forces to increase the reach and impact of their solutions to a persistent global health challenge: the unacceptably high newborn mortality rate in countries around the globe. 

WHO launches programme to improve antenatal care in Mozambique

Mozambique

Now women, like Langa, only have to visit one clinic. Each clinic receives complete antenatal care packages with all of the necessary medicines and laboratory supplies.

In Developing World, Most Dangerous Day of Life Is Birth

Mozambique, South Africa

The woman hung up her phone and delivered a baby into her yellow and orange skirt so quietly it almost escaped the nurses’ notice.

Mozambique Likely to Meet Child Mortality Target

Mozambique

“These actions are showing encouraging results with the evident reduction in child mortality, which leaves us with no doubt that Mozambique will certainly meet this target in 2015.”

Invisible children: birth registration is a prerequisite for equality

Nigeria, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Mozambique, Pakistan, South Africa, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda, Vietnam

More than a third of children are not registered at birth, making it difficult for them to contribute to economic, social and political life. Could a new governance indicator bring change?

Global Fund Results Show Dramatic Gains

Mozambique, Tanzania, United Republic of, Zambia, Zimbabwe

In the first half of 2013, the number of pregnant women living with HIV who have received a complete course of ARV therapy to prevent transmission to their unborn children under programs supported by the Global Fund grew from 1.7 to 2.1 million.

UN partners with African nations to boost girls’ access to reproductive health services

Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Niger, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, United Republic of

The announcement came on Friday at the International Conference on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Africa, held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

FIGO 2012: The FIGO LOGIC Initiative: Working towards better maternal and newborn health

Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, India, Mozambique, Uganda

 The LOGIC Initiative created by FIGO aims to improve maternal and newborn health policy and practice in eight countries in Africa and South Asia. 

Mozambique: Canada Donates 20 Million Dollars to Reduce Mortality Rate

Mozambique

The Canadian government is to donate 20 million US dollars over a 3 year period to a programme to reduce maternal, neonatal and child mortality rates in Mozambique, with a particular focus on the central province of Zambezia.

Newborn deaths reduce by 1.3 million in two decades but will take Africa 150 years to reach US/UK newborn survival levels – Study

Angola, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Sierra Leone

The first week of life is considered as the riskiest week for newborns but yet many countries are only just beginning postnatal care programmes to reach mothers and babies at this critical time