30 million newborns require specialized or intensive care in a hospital every year. Small and sick #newborn survival is the biggest unfinished agenda for ending preventable child deaths. It is urgent, and possible, to close this survival gap meeting our SDG targets. Caring for small and sick babies is crucial for reducing deaths, disability, stunting, […]
1.7 million newborn lives could be saved each year by investing in access to quality care for every newborn, everywhere, including in humanitarian settings. While essential newborn care would benefit small and sick newborns, adding special and intensive care services for them would reduce neonatal mortality by almost 50%. It would also promote child development […]
Ensuring zero separation of a mother and her baby and providing a positive environment increases a #newborn’s ability to thrive. Empowered parents and caregivers are crucial for short and long-term success, which in turn benefit individuals, communities and countries entirely. Learn more from @WHO and @UNICEF report: bit.ly/care4everynewborn #EveryChildAlive #EWECisme #EveryNewborn
A NNASA board member was a contributing author to the international Survive and Thrive: Transforming Care for Every Small and Sick Newborn Key Findings report- in particular aspects of the report focusing on the important role parents can play in optimizing outcomes for their newborn. #EveryNewborn can and will thrive as productive members of our societies, […]
Today, in New Delhi India, the international Partner’s Forum (The partnership for Maternal Child and Woman’s Health) meeting has just opened. The meeting, hosted by the Government of India, brings together more than 1,200 partners dedicated to the Every Woman Every Child movement, including country policy makers, global experts and leaders in health and development, […]
An estimated 15 million babies are born too early every year. That is more than 1 in 10 babies. Approximately 1 million children die each year due to complications of preterm birth (1). Many survivors face a lifetime of disability, including learning disabilities and visual and hearing problems.