Every Newborn draft action plan now online

The process of developing the action plan will be discussed at the 134th session of the World Health Organization Executive Board, to be held in Geneva on 20-25th January 2014.

7 wins for global child health in 2013

This year’s most notable achievements in the field of child health.

Nigeria: What Is Every Newborn?

The Every Newborn process starts from consultations in multiple high-burden countries to gain better understanding of context and specific bottlenecks for scale up.

Newborn breakfast: Challenge for action

Newborn health was at the top of the agenda during a breakfast meeting held on the side of the UN General Assembly.

Good Morning Ulster: Neonatal Nursing Winners Interviewed

Malawi, Pakistan, Kenya

BBC radio show interviews two award-winning neonatal nurses from Kenya and Pakistan to discuss the state of newborn health in their countries and ways in which they are working to reduce newborn mortality.

Nepal: Where infants die, new mums live


The number of neonatal deaths has not seen a decline in the last one decade, which experts said, calls for an urgent revision of the current programmes and policies of the government.

Consultation on neonatal health ends

Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan

During the Every Newborn Asia Regional Consultation, child health experts shared their experiences and remedies to reduce neonatal mortality.

Nepal commits to decrease infant mortality rate

Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan

The Health Ministry of Nepal has renewed its commitment to dedicate more efforts towards decreasing infant mortality in the country, said Dr Padam Bahadur Chand of the ministry at Every Newborn consultation in Kathmandu.

Benefits of Breastfeeding


The Chief Nutritionist at Unicef’s letter to the editor discusses the benefits of breastfeeding over formula in the content of China’s low breastfeeding rate.