Bangladesh: Move to reduce neonatal mortality rate


Underprivileged mothers of Titas upaliza in Comilla who had their deliveries and anti-natal care services at health complex or any other health facilities are getting cash incentives and gifts for new born babies.

Saving Rural Mother’s Lives


Nigist Abebe has grown in confidence over five years on the job. Today she is one of 34,000 rural health extension workers at the heart of Ethiopia’s primary health care strategy.

LAOS: Midwife training resumes after 20 years

Laos People’s Democratic Republic

The first group of 140 students to undergo specialized midwifery training in Laos in 22 years is expected to graduate by the end of December.

UBC/CFRI project receives $7M to reduce maternal, fetal, and newborn deaths

The University of British Columbia researchers working at the Child & Family Research Institute will test new strategies for the monitoring, prevention, and treatment of pre-eclampsia.

Group: Baby deaths high in Zimbabwe gov’t housing


Learn how the displacement of an estimated 700,000 people in the brutal, allegedly politically driven demolition of slums and market stalls throughout Zimbabwe in 2005 is affecting maternal and newborn health.

New bid to control infant, maternal mortality


Learn about how a new UNICEF-funded programme in four districts of Pakistan will help lower maternal and infant mortality in Punjab.

Mozambique eliminates maternal and neonatal tetanus


Read about how Mozambique has now joined the ranks of 19  other countries that have eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus since 2000.

Newborns’ mortality rate reduced by 23 percent


The USAID-funded PAIMAN Project saved more than 30,000 newborn babies by reducing neonatal mortality by 23 percent through a replicable model of interventions.

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


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

ASHA Delivers Little Bundles of Hope to New Mothers in India


Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) is making a legacy of saving newborn babies from the brink of death in Aligarh District today.