In South Africa, a neonatal care initiative builds health and saves lives

South Africa

This hospital, despite its humble status, is a beacon of hope in the province. It has seen a 30 per cent reduction in deaths since 2006 and its neonatal unit has reduced the number of exposed infants who test positive for HIV at six weeks of age.

Nursing the vulnerable newborn

South Africa

An example of how nursing provides the backbone of healthcare — and how it can be part of a model for best practice — comes from Limpopo.

South Africa: Gathering finds ways to reduce baby deaths

South Africa

Government and a host of different stakeholders have come up with ways to reduce neonatal deaths in Gauteng hospitals.

The Princess Royal pays tribute to midwives

Ethiopia, South Africa

Meet the 2008 International Midwife Award recipients