Top 30 medicines to save mothers and children

 WHO’s first ever list of priority medicines for maternal and child health recommends to countries which medicines are most important for saving lives.

AlertNet’s top 20 big ideas that don’t cost the earth

Read the top 20 innovations that could improve the lives of millions of people around the world. Find out which maternal and newborn interventions made the list!

Embrace Infant Warmer Could Save Thousands

Read about how four Stanford students invented a cost-effective, easy-to-use device that quickly regulates baby body temperature for LBW infants in the developing world.

Leaders Speak At Partnership for Maternal, Newborn And Child Health Conference

India

Take a look at some of the information has been coming out of the PMNCH Conference in New Delhi.

Iron supplements can reduce infant mortality: study

Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia

Read about a recent study that investigated the effects of iron supplements on neonatal mortality in developing countries.

‘Miracle mum’ brings premature baby son back to life with two hours of loving cuddles after doctors pronounce him dead

HNN Admin

It was a final chance to say goodbye for grieving mother Kate Ogg after doctors gave up hope of saving her premature baby.

Child Mortality Highlights China’s Urban-Rural Divide

China HNN Admin

Pneumonia, birth asphyxia, and pre-term birth complications were the leading causes of death in children under 5, the researchers said in a paper published on Friday in the Lancet.

Dental care or die?

HNN Admin

Women with gum disease are almost three times more likely to give birth prematurely than those with healthy gums…

Stopping a silent tragedy: reducing neonatal deaths in the Philippines

Philippines

 This article concerns the neonatal mortality rate in the Philippines and the practices, including Kangaroo Mother Care, being implemented to lower it.