Nepal: Where infants die, new mums live

Nepal

The number of neonatal deaths has not seen a decline in the last one decade, which experts said, calls for an urgent revision of the current programmes and policies of the government.

Consultation on neonatal health ends

Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan

During the Every Newborn Asia Regional Consultation, child health experts shared their experiences and remedies to reduce neonatal mortality.

Nepal commits to decrease infant mortality rate

Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan

The Health Ministry of Nepal has renewed its commitment to dedicate more efforts towards decreasing infant mortality in the country, said Dr Padam Bahadur Chand of the ministry at Every Newborn consultation in Kathmandu.

Benefits of Breastfeeding

China

The Chief Nutritionist at Unicef’s letter to the editor discusses the benefits of breastfeeding over formula in the content of China’s low breastfeeding rate.