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.
This year’s most notable achievements in the field of child health.
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 health was at the top of the agenda during a breakfast meeting held on the side of the UN General Assembly.
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.
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.
During the Every Newborn Asia Regional Consultation, child health experts shared their experiences and remedies to reduce neonatal mortality.
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.
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.