‘Kangaroo care’ key for premature babies

Mothers carrying babies skin-to-skin could significantly cut global death and disability rates from premature birth, a leading expert has said.

Health volunteers help mothers and their newborn babies in Kawergosk refugee camp, Iraq

Iraq HNN Team

UNICEF is training medical volunteers to recognize the danger signs for newborns and advise mothers on the essential elements of newborn care, including exclusive breastfeeding.

Maternal and child health in spotlight

HNN Team

Bahrain’s Healthy Ministry holds workshop with World Health Organization experts, Gulf Cooperation Council and doctors to outline steps for integrating a maternal, perinatal and neonatal surveillance system.

Reducing infant, maternal mortality key to meeting millennium goals in Jordan

HNN Team

Interview with Muna Irdis of the UNFPA in Jordan highlights improvements, next steps needed to meet MDG 4 and 5.