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Connections between Healthy Mom and Healthy Newborn

Recent research from Aga Khan University identifies which maternal and newborn health interventions benefit both mother and newborn.

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Accountability for MNCH Report

As follow-up to the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health, Countdown to 2015 released Accountability for Maternal, Newborn & Child Survival: An update on progress in priority countries, with updated profiles on high-burden priority countries that account for over 95% of maternal and child deaths. The profiles in this publication highlight how well each country is doing in increasing coverage of high-impact interventions that can save the lives of millions of women and children.

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Non-invasive test for Anemia

During a recent TED talk, TED Fellow Myshkin Ingawale described how (after 32 tries) he and his team created a simple, portable, low-cost device that can test for anemia without breaking the skin.

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Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage

Pathfinder is working in four countries, India, Nigeria, Peru and Tanzania, directing projects aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality associated with postpartum hemorrhage. In each country, Pathfinder’s methodology, including a model based on advocacy, clinical interventions, and community engagement, varies according to the particular cultural and social context.

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Tool for newborn care

Chlorhexidine is very cheap - the amount of the chemical itself that’s required per newborn costs only pennies. The formulated packaged product used in Nepal is now being procured in bulk for less than $0.15 per tube. For more information, please view the recent MCHIP blog.
 

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