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State of the World's Mothers-2012

Save the Children released its annual report, ranking Niger as the worst place to be a mother. This year's report focuses on child malnutrition and child survival.

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Blog Series on Preterm Birth

The Healthy Newborn Network has launched a blog series on preterm birth, which highlights actions needed to prevent and reduce the number of preterm births. The series will culminate on November 17, World Prematurity Day.

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Global Action Report on Preterm Birth released

Born Too Soon: The Global Action Report on Preterm Birth features the first-ever estimates of preterm birth rates by
country.

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Preterm birth prevention

A study in last month's Lancet examined pessaries, a simple device which may delay birth until a newborn has a greater chance of survival.

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Innovations for Health Winners Announced

Ashoka Changemakers and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Pioneer Portfolio announced the winners of the competition that focused on seeking health care solutions from anywhere in the world that have the potential to be applied in other countries to improve health and health care. Please visit the Changemakers Web site for information on the proposed solutions.

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