Nigeria gets action plan to cater for sick newborns

The Guardian Nigeria

The Federal Government has launched three new policy documents to tackle health of newborns. They are Nigeria Every Newborn Action Plan, Essential Newborn Care Course (ENCC) training package and National Chlorhexidine Scale Up Strategy document. The action plan is to serve as a roadmap that focuses on packages of interventions that address care during labour, … Continued

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Makerere University Centre of Excellence for Maternal Newborn Health Research Uganda

Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference in Mexico delivers on all counts!

Overall the Global Maternal and Newborn Health (GMNHC) delivered on all counts of a great meeting.

Want to save 3 million lives? Improve quality of care at birth

This World Breastfeeding Week, we celebrate the health interventions that has the greatest potential impact on child survival – and doesn’t cost a dime.

Can Ethiopian health extension work in Ugandan context

Ethiopia, Uganda

Can Ethiopian health extension work in Ugandan context

Launch of the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health

HNN Admin

Launch of the new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health.

Call to action to improve the health of women, children and adolescents worldwide

The 15 papers, co-authored by WHO, outline the current evidence, identify successes as well as critical gaps in progress, and highlight key priorities to end preventable deaths and build resilient and prosperous societies.

A Plan to End All Preventable Deaths by 2030

Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) addresses the health MDG’s shortcomings. It is a central goal relevant to all countries and all people: “Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages.”

Malawi: Govt Achieves MDG4 First Among Neighbouring Countries

Malawi

Lilongwe — Malawi is the first country among her neighbours to achieve the Millennium Development Goal 4 which is aimed at reducing child mortality.

Global Financing Facility Launched with Billions Already Mobilized to End Maternal and Child Mortality by 2030

HNN Admin

New partnership to raise resources from private capital markets to help close global financing gap for investments in maternal, adolescent and child health.