A Call to Action for Newborns

Nigeria HNN Team

We need a new sense of purpose from the global community. The world must not squander the opportunity that 2014 offers.

Another report, same bad news on childhood mortality in Nigeria

Nigeria HNN Team

So, the question on everyone’s mind must be, with all these investments why are we not seeing the impact that we seek?

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa Founder-President Honored as National Newborn Health Champion at Save the Children’s ‘Ending Newborn Deaths’ Report Launch

Nigeria HNN Team

Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, honored by Save the Children Nigeria launch of the organization’s highly anticipated Ending Newborn Deaths Report.

A million babies a year die within 24 hours – report

Nigeria, Afghanistan, Guinea-Bissau, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Somalia HNN Team

Save the Children want governments to issue declarations on ending preventable newborn mortality, and said they would present their action plan to government ministers.

Nigeria: Maternal and Child Health – How Lagos Recorded 20,638 Safe Deliveries in 10 Months

Nigeria HNN Team

The Maternal and Child hand booklets produced by the State government has helped in the enlightenment, To date, the Ministry has distributed over 39,100 maternal booklets and 92,600 child health booklets.

‘What Free Maternal and Child Care Has Done for Us’

Nigeria HNN Team

The provision of free maternal and child care in the Delta State’s hospitals has significantly contributed to the drastic reduction of incidents of maternal and child mortality in the state.

U.N. Report Says Progress for Women Is Unequal

Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, India HNN Team

In poor countries, for instance, pregnancy and childbirth are the leading cause of death among young women ages 15 to 19.

Invisible children: birth registration is a prerequisite for equality

Nigeria, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Mozambique, Pakistan, South Africa, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda, Vietnam HNN Team

More than a third of children are not registered at birth, making it difficult for them to contribute to economic, social and political life. Could a new governance indicator bring change?

Nigeria: Pregnant women denied antenatal care at Lagos federal hospital

Nigeria HNN Team

The Federal Medical Centre in Ebutte Metta Lagos turns away pregnant women.

Mothers in Nigeria participate in biannual event for maternal and child health

Nigeria HNN Team

Mothers in Nigeria participate in a week’s worth of activities that complement routine health services with a package of interventions proven to boost their own health and help their babies survive and thrive.?