Nepal, Bangladesh beat India in mother and child care

Ethiopia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Egypt, India, Laos People’s Democratic Republic, Peru, Rwanda, Vietnam

Ten countries, including Nepal and Bangladesh in South Asia, have dramatically reduced mother and child deaths within two decades despite social and political challenges.

WHO recommends women’s groups to improve maternal and newborn health

Nepal, Bangladesh, India, Malawi

The World Health Organisation has recommended an intervention developed and tested by partners in four countries and UCL researchers to improve maternal and newborn health.

Every Newborn in Focus at Ministerial Breakfast

Nepal, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Rwanda, Zambia

An informal breakfast meeting organized by PMNCH, brought together a dozen ministers of health and representatives from the Gates Foundation led by Melinda Gates, to discuss maternal and newborn health with a specific focus on the Every Newborn Action Plan.

Nepal better place to be a mother: Report


Nepal has made significant progress in Save the Children´s 2015 Mother Index by rising five spots ovetaking Bhutan to reach 116th out of 178 countries globally.

Nepal now safer‚ better place for mothers‚ says report

Nepal, India, Pakistan

Nepal rose five spots on Save the Children’s 2015 Mothers’ Index, overtaking Bhutan to reach 116th out of 178 countries globally.

Q&A with Ishtiaq Mannan: Preventing Newborn Deaths

Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan

“Two thirds of Bangladeshi mothers that are still delivering at home at the hand of unskilled providers.”

Nepal awarded for saving newborns


“The scale-up plan, currently being implemented, aims to make chlorhexidine available in over three-fourths of Nepal’s districts by the end of 2015.”

Nepal awarded USAID pioneer prize


With use of low-cost antiseptic, chlorhexidine, the country has lowered the risk of death in newborn babies by 23 percent.

Nepal: Birthing antiseptic wins USAID innovation prize


The prize recognizes excellence in the use of science, technology and innovation to solve developmental challenges.

Nepal: Pact to improve child health care


The government and Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) have signed an agreement for a multi million project aimed to improve maternal and child health care in remote Mugu district.