Developing and Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs at Scale

Developing and Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs at Scale

USAID Unveils New Efforts to Reduce Child and Maternal Deaths

HNN Team

While child deaths have dropped from 12.6 million in 1990 to 6.6 million in 2012, 16,000 children and 800 mothers are dying every day, says the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Saving Newborn Lives

Bangladesh HNN Team

Bangladesh’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and partners organised a dissemination workshop to share the findings of three recently completed clinical trials.

World Vision calls for action at World Health Assembly on plan to end preventable newborn deaths

Cameroon, Uganda HNN Team

World Vision’s WHA side event on Wednesday, 21 May, will bring together global health experts and government ministers to discuss the Every Newborn Action Plan.

Nepal awarded USAID pioneer prize

Nepal HNN Team

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

Nepal awarded for saving newborns

Nepal HNN Team

“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: Birthing antiseptic wins USAID innovation prize

Nepal HNN Team

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

7 wins for global child health in 2013

HNN Team

This year’s most notable achievements in the field of child health.

Nepal: Making a difference

Nepal HNN Team

Since its inception in 1988, the FCHV programme has proven to be a key factor in Nepal’s dramatic reduction in maternal and child mortality.

New Partnership Brings Key Leaders in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Together to Improve Quality of Care in Low-Income Countries

HNN Team

Survive and Thrive launched to improve survival rates for women and children around the world.