This is the 10th issue of the Bangladesh National Newborn Health Programme (NNHP) newsletter. The purpose of this quarterly bulletin is to provide regular updates on progress made by various initiatives led 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. This issue highlights COVID-19 and its effect on maternal, child and newborn health care services.
The bulletin focus primarily on evidence-based interventions prioritized by the Government of Bangladesh for accelerating the reduction of newborn deaths 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-MNCSP funded by USAID.