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Expectant mothers living in internally displaced people’s camps in western Kenya need qualified medical help to minimize the possible risks associated with delivery, the residents said.
Government and a host of different stakeholders have come up with ways to reduce neonatal deaths in Gauteng hospitals.
Dr. Bang decided to try something with a deceptively simple premise: It didn’t take hospitals, or incubators, or even doctors to save babies’ lives, just ordinary village women.
Infant and neonatal mortality reduction remains a major challenge for the government’s Millennium Development Goals, according to the Department of Health (DOH) in the Philippines.
A global campaign that aims to save the lives of 16 million mothers and children over the next five years was being launched by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday with as much as $40 billion in commitments from world governments and private aid groups.
“Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health” Draws More than $40 Billion in Resources.