The 15 papers, co-authored by WHO, outline the current evidence, identify successes as well as critical gaps in progress, and highlight key priorities to end preventable deaths and build resilient and prosperous societies.
Dr Gupte said that every stillbirth should not only be investigated thoroughly but a post mortem should also be carried out on the foetus.
New op-ed by Dr. Aminu Magashi highlights the policies guiding maternal and newborn health in Nigeria.
Chaired by Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Michael McBride, the Northern Ireland group will look at all infant deaths in Northern Ireland, from miscarriage to 1 year.
A Promise Renewed is signed in Kampala, committing Uganda to accountability while reducing the number of newborn, child and maternal deaths.
Under the programme, the organisation will probe the circumstances leading to the death of the pregnant women and share the findings with the district and state authorities.