Newborn deaths reduce by 1.3 million in two decades but will take Africa 150 years to reach US/UK newborn survival levels – Study

Angola, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Sierra Leone

The first week of life is considered as the riskiest week for newborns but yet many countries are only just beginning postnatal care programmes to reach mothers and babies at this critical time

Mali, partners launch common strategy on maternal health

Mali

Dubbed ‘Reaching each mother and each baby in ICO space by emergency care’, the strategy is designed to, each year, affect about one million women and their babies through prenatal and obstetrical emergency care.

Mali: Professionalizing health volunteers

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 The government is considering ways to retain, support and train health volunteers to fill gaps in a system…