Bangladesh National Newborn Health Program Newsletter: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019

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The purpose of this quarterly bulletin is to provide regular updates on the progress made by various initiatives by The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, development partners, professional associations and other stakeholders to improve the survival and wellbeing of newborns in the country. The bulletin will primarily focus on the evidence based interventions prioritized by the Government of Bangladesh for accelerating the reduction of newborn mortality of the country.
The content of this bulletin was prepared by the Newborn and Child Health Cell, under the leadership of NNH & IMCI unit DGHS and supported by MaMoni-HSS funded by USAID.
Key content includes:
  • National workshop on effective implementation of newborn health intervention at scale
  • Divisional advocacy meeting on NNHP implementation toolkit
  • Performance appraisal, capacity building and coordination meeting
  • Establishment of national neonatal perinatal database and surveillance of birth defects
  • Review and update of national neonatal health strategy
  • Workshop held on health management information system and data quality
  • Bangladesh participation at the International Kangaroo Mother Care Conference, Bogota, Colombia
  • Album of NNHP & IMCI Program (January – March, 2019)
  • Success story: New breath of life for Arkan
  • Special Care Newborn Unit (SCANU): implementation strategies and lesson learnt
  • Improving Newborn Survival Project: KMC service established at Dhaka Shishu Hospital
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