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.

Cell phones help save the lives of mothers, infants and children

 Second Annual mHeath Summit on Nov. 8-10 in Washington, D.C.

Indonesian ‘Facts for Life’ aims to boost infant, maternal health

Indonesia

The Jakarta Post outlines how the Indonesian government and UNICEF have come together to distribute a guidebook to help improve public awareness of healthy habits and Indonesia’s infant and maternal health indicators.

Mother-Baby Pack launched to prevent HIV transmission launched in Kenya

Kenya

Watch the video and read about the global launch of the Mother-Baby Pack in Kenya, an innovative approach to prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Programme of improvements assures quality in mother and child health across Uzbekistan

UNICEF correspondent Rob McBride reports on a programme of improvements in mother-and-child health introduced by the Uzbek Ministry of Health, the European Commission and UNICEF.

India announces welfare scheme for pregnant women

India

India’s government takes steps to reduce its maternal mortality rate, which is the highest in the world.

Pregnancy and childbirth support in Pakistan

Pakistan

Watch this UNICEF video on what is being done to help expecting mothers and newborns in Pakistan’s terrible flood conditions.

Laos: Rebirth of the midwife

Laos People’s Democratic Republic HNN Team

Dozens of Lao women are learning to be midwives as part of a national effort to bring down one of the region’s highest maternal mortality rates.

Under-utilisation of nurses affects maternal and child health: IIM-A study

India HNN Team

  Role of District Public Health Nurses (DPHNs) in the districts have reduced over the years resulting in their under utilisation, affecting the quality of Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services, a study said.

Save the Children Featured in BBC World “Invisible Lives” Documentary

Nepal, Malawi

 Save the Children’s Newborn Health Expert, Dr. Joy Lawn, Examines How Nepal and Malawi Make Gains in Saving Newborn Lives; Film Airing on January 26-29