New bid to control infant, maternal mortality

Pakistan

Learn about how a new UNICEF-funded programme in four districts of Pakistan will help lower maternal and infant mortality in Punjab.

District planning for maternal and newborn health programme implementation

Twenty participants will attend the inter-country workshop on district planning for maternal and newborn health programme implementation taking place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, from 29 November to 3 December.

Mozambique eliminates maternal and neonatal tetanus

Mozambique

Read about how Mozambique has now joined the ranks of 19  other countries that have eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus since 2000.

PAHO: Breastfeeding Helps Protect Babies from Cholera

Haiti

How can newborns be protected from cholera in Haiti? Read how supporting and promoting breastfeeding can be a part of epidemic control efforts in Haiti according to the Pan American Health Organization.

Newborns’ mortality rate reduced by 23 percent

Pakistan

The USAID-funded PAIMAN Project saved more than 30,000 newborn babies by reducing neonatal mortality by 23 percent through a replicable model of interventions.

Delhi Declaration 2010 – “From Pledges to Action and Accountability”

 Outcome document from the PMNCH Partner’s Forum

Leaders Speak At Partnership for Maternal, Newborn And Child Health Conference

India

Take a look at some of the information has been coming out of the PMNCH Conference in New Delhi.

Cuban Public Health System Prioritizes Natal Healthcare

The Seventh Ibero-American Conference on Neonatology and the Fifth Meeting of Nurses of the Ibero American Neonatology Society began at Havana’s Convention Center on Wednesday.

ASHA Delivers Little Bundles of Hope to New Mothers in India

India

Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) is making a legacy of saving newborn babies from the brink of death in Aligarh District today.

Kenya launches new campaign to reduce maternal mortality

Kenya

Women to seek medical attention to ensure they deliver safely and also save their newborn babies