"The survival of mothers and their newborn babies are inextricably linked and thus it can be argued that intervention methods, solutions and approaches to care and treatment must be integrated in order to improve newborn and child health care," Boyce said.
This partnership builds on Brazil’s strong and widely-recognized commitment to health equity, its extensive health system, and its robust research networks and manufacturing capabilities.
Dr. Singh said that in order for things to continue to improve there is need for earnest focus in the neonatal area which requires technical skills and comprehensive knowledge in the field.
Unicef reports on infant and child mortality in Trinidad and Tobago.
Grand Challenges Canada will provide funds to support the Kangaroo Foundation and its efforts to provide kangaroo mother care in Colombia.