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Leading experts, government officials, representatives from the UN agencies and USAID have rolled out a new newborn survival package for the Asian countries in Dhaka.
The goal of the HBB initiative is to have at least one person skilled in neonatal resuscitation at the birth of every child.
The wife of the Vice President, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur, has expressed concern about the increasing newborn mortality rate (NMR) in the country and called for concerted efforts by the general public to deal with the issue.
Johnson & Johnson Partners with Save the Children to Help Millions of Children over the Next 3 Years
The multi-million dollar, multi-year commitment will cover core mission support; program support to improve newborn survival; local activation; and gift-in-kind services.
“The midwives who deliver the babies did not have direct access to emergency medication, proper resuscitation methods or doctors. This needed to change.”
MamaNatalie Birth Simulator Provides ‘Realistic And Affordable Training In Maternal And Newborn Care’
The Helping Babies Breathe training program in Tanzania has been using MamaNatalie since 2010, and has reduced newborn deaths linked to asphyxia by 47 percent, ABC News reported.
US Ambassador Dan Mozena visits Bangabandu Sheikh Mujib Medical University and learns more about birth asphyxia and the Helping Babies Breathe initiative.
The ICM meeting dedicated a core session to HBB, including providing attendees hands-on HBB introductory training and a related symposium that debated why little progress has been made in combating infant mortality in Africa.
Two years after the start of the HBB program, researchers evaluated its effectiveness and found that infant mortality dropped 30 per cent in areas of India where it was used.??