Role of District Public Health Nurses (DPHNs) in the districts have reduced over the years resulting in their under utilisation, affecting the quality of Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services, a study said.
US researchers have begun collecting tissue samples from thousands of pregnant women in an effort to learn what causes stillbirths
Reducing the annual 13 million preterm births and 3.2 million stillbirths should be a global public health priority
IRIN reports on a US-funded study that tracked 120,000 births in rural communities over two years to learn the impact of birth-attendant training on newborn survival.
UNICEF has been selected by Kiwanis International as a finalist for a Worldwide Service Project that could save millions of mothers and their newborn babies..
Canada will set out its plans as president of the G8 and host of the G20 Toronto summit in June.
Save the Children’s Newborn Health Expert, Dr. Joy Lawn, Examines How Nepal and Malawi Make Gains in Saving Newborn Lives; Film Airing on January 26-29
More women in Guinea-Bissau are shunning traditional birthing attendants and choosing to give birth in hospitals, say doctors and aid officials…