Save the Children Receives Funding to Help Save More Newborn Lives

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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.

Pakistan: Maternal, child health & nutrition‘ should be national priority’

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Health experts, politicians, policymakers and donors in Pakistan push for political groups to include RMNCH and nutrition at their own regional and national forums. 

Norway, India join hands to improve infant, maternal mortality

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The Norway-India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) will be expanded to complement the existing efforts to scale-up newborn care in several Indian states. 

Nigeria: Experts blame newborn deaths on preventable causes, poor services

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While the government and its partners are making strides to improve healthcare in Nigeria, linger problems with childbirth care continue to impact their efforts. 

Uganda: How community efforts can improve maternal healthcare

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 The Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) is soon leading an implementation research undertaking to test community initiatives for maternal and newborn healthcare.

Ghana: Newborn Care Program Launched In Bolgatanga

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

The Lancet: Special MNCH series release to mark opening of United Nations Assembly

As the 67th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly gets underway, The Lancet is publishing a collection of papers outlining the latest thinking on how this can be achieved, as well as highlighting critical issues of accountability and equity.

Reducing infant, maternal mortality key to meeting millennium goals in Jordan

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Interview with Muna Irdis of the UNFPA in Jordan highlights improvements, next steps needed to meet MDG 4 and 5. 

India: Newborn care unit to come up in Gumla district

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New state initiative to add sick newborn care unit (SNCU) to several communities in Indian state of Jharkhand seeks to reduce infant mortality rate.  

Bangladesh: Deaths of newborn babies a big concern

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 83,000 die each year, experts tell The Daily Star-Save the Children roundtable.