Close For Comfort: Rolling Out Kangaroo Mother Care in Nigeria

Nigeria

With over a quarter of a million newborn babies in Nigeria dying before they reach one month, could Kangaroo Mother Care be part of the solution?

Uganda: Pregnant Women Urged to Attend Antenatal Care to Avert Preterm Births

Uganda

World Prematurity Day event at Mulago Nursing School highlights government commitment to combatting preterm birth in Uganda. 

Premature birth rate continues to rise in Uganda

Uganda

According to Dr. Jessica Nsumba, the assistant commissioner for child health in the Ministry of Health, Uganda is ranked 13th out of 184 countries with the highest number of babies born prematurely.??

Premature birth rate continues to rise in Uganda

Uganda

According to Dr. Jessica Nsumba, the assistant commissioner for child health in the Ministry of Health, Uganda is ranked 13th out of 184 countries with the highest number of babies born prematurely.

Uganda: How community efforts can improve maternal healthcare

Uganda

 The Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) is soon leading an implementation research undertaking to test community initiatives for maternal and newborn healthcare.

Rwanda: More Women Deliver in Hospitals

Rwanda

In 2000, only 10 percent of women in Rwanda delivered in a proper health facility. By 2010 that number had increased to 69 percent.

Under-five child deaths still high in Malawi

Malawi

Despite being on track to meet MDG4, more women need to be visiting antenatal care facilities in the first trimester. 

Nigeria: Jonathan – Why I Am Passionate About Checking Infant Mortality

Nigeria

Nigeria launches Saving One Million Lives programme to scale up access to commodities and health services for women, newborns and children. 

FIGO 2012: The FIGO LOGIC Initiative: Working towards better maternal and newborn health

Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, India, Mozambique, Uganda

 The LOGIC Initiative created by FIGO aims to improve maternal and newborn health policy and practice in eight countries in Africa and South Asia. 

Ghana: Newborn Care Program Launched In Bolgatanga

Ghana

New one-year pilot program launches Upper East region to combat neonatal mortality.