Conference: Call to Action – Child Survival and Development for Every Child in India

India

The event followed on the heels of last month’s Africa Leadership for Child Survival meeting in Addis Ababa, where 20 African countries agreed on their own set of targets for child survival.  

High-level Conference Launch Global Campaign Report in Norway: Accelerating Progress in saving the lives of women and children

The conference brought together prominent politicians and experts to see how we can build on the current momentum to set ambitious and achievable targets for global health in 2013 and beyond.  

Pakistan Makes Renewed Effort to Reduce Child and Maternal Mortality

Pakistan

Achieving the MDG will require an average annual rate of 14.2 per cent reduction of mortality among children less than five years between 2011 and 2015, which is almost six times the one achieved until 2011, the report says.

African Union Heads of State Summit and CARMMA High-Level Event

Ethiopia

Meeting at the African Union Summit, Heads of State and Government made new commitments to speed-up the reduction of maternal death and disability in the continent.  

Leaders invest in Africa’s future through renewed focus on child survival

The African Leadership for Child Survival – A Promise Renewed conference, follows last year’s Child Survival Call to Action,  

Save the Children Receives Funding to Help Save More Newborn Lives

Since 2000, Save the Children’s Saving Newborn Lives program has worked with governments and partners to develop and support the adoption of affordable and effective ways to improve newborn health and survival.

Nepal: Big boost for childcare plan

Nepal

Nepal looks to strengthen continuum of care with Female Community Health Worker program. 

Nigeria: Jonathan – Why I Am Passionate About Checking Infant Mortality

Nigeria

Nigeria launches Saving One Million Lives programme to scale up access to commodities and health services for women, newborns and children. 

FIGO 2012: The FIGO LOGIC Initiative: Working towards better maternal and newborn health

Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, India, Mozambique, Uganda

 The LOGIC Initiative created by FIGO aims to improve maternal and newborn health policy and practice in eight countries in Africa and South Asia. 

Ghana: Newborn Care Program Launched In Bolgatanga

Ghana

New one-year pilot program launches Upper East region to combat neonatal mortality.