Jhpiego To Launch 15 Emergency Child Birth Training Sites In Ethiopia
Jhpiego equips every training site with all the materials required for BEmONC training including mother and newborn simulation models, delivery kits, computers, LCD projectorand other essential materials to conduct training.
Health systems failing newborns
Stella Abwao of MCHIP, shared details of a survey in several African countries, which found that there was poor healthworker knowledge of newborn care and management of complications.
India: UP govt decides to continue with important NRHM programmes
To ensure important health activities do not suffer because of delay in PIP approval, work for mother and child wings and facility based on newborn care such as Sick Newborn Care Units, Newborn Stabilisation Units and Newborn Care Corners will continue.
Tanzania: Hospital Programme Seeks to Improve Health Communication
Tanzanian hospitals are set to use e-Health and mobile Health programs in partnership with the Ministry of Health to help improve health communication and treatment.
India: Special ambulance for newborns launched in Andhra Pradesh
The ambulance is equipped with cutting edge technology including a ventilator, incubator, baby warmer among other intensive care equipment and fully geared around critical care for the newborn.
Nepal: USAID launches Health for Life
The programme aims to strengthen the Government of Nepal’s capacity to plan, manage and deliver high quality and equitable family planning, maternal, newborn and child health services.
A Grand Challenges Grant Opportunity: Reducing the Burden of Preterm Birth
This partnership builds on Brazil’s strong and widely-recognized commitment to health equity, its extensive health system, and its robust research networks and manufacturing capabilities.
Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development Round III Request for Applications
The Challenge seeks to identify and develop transformative approaches that integrate new science and technology, better service delivery models, and improved "demand side" innovations.
Improving Maternal and Newborn Health in Africa One “Champion” at a Time
MCHIP discusses Madagascar’s approach to Maternal and Newborn Health.