Five inspirational organisations from Malawi, Bangladesh, Mali, Kenya, and Colombia recognised by GSK and Save the Children
Winners of $1 million award to support lifesaving innovations announced. First initiative to be delivered in partnership between GSK and Save the Children that aims to save a million children’s lives.???
“When I was a young girl, I dreamed of becoming a nurse to help mothers and newborns. The dream came to pass.”
New government statistics highlight the need to help and persuade women more women to use maternal health services to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
Bardai is the Head Nurse of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the AKUH and has been striving to reduce the newborn deaths during her ten years working there.
Bardai, the first Pakistani nurse to win the coveted award, shared the honour with Kenyan nurse Christine Sammy, while Netsayi Gowero, a nurse from Malawi, was the runner-up.
Aga Khan University Hospital nurse Anila Ali Bardai wins global award for excellence in neonatal nursing.
BBC radio show interviews two award-winning neonatal nurses from Kenya and Pakistan to discuss the state of newborn health in their countries and ways in which they are working to reduce newborn mortality.
The ICM meeting dedicated a core session to HBB, including providing attendees hands-on HBB introductory training and a related symposium that debated why little progress has been made in combating infant mortality in Africa.
A hospital in Nyamira County, Kenya, has disclosed that the number of births it attended increased by 12.5 per cent between May and June 2013.
“Breastfeeding is not only crucial for tackling malnutrition and saving children’s lives, it also has the potential to have tangible impacts on the economic and social development of countries across Africa.”