Africa Fails Her Newborn Children


Despite a significant reduction in child deaths around the globe, a new report shows that sub-Saharan Africa has made the least progress.
  • Africa:  Continent Fails Her Newborn Children

    allAfrica.com, 12 June 2012

    Despite a significant reduction in child deaths around the globe, a new report released today shows that the health of newborn babies has been largely overlooked. read more »

  • Malawi:  Kangaroo Care Helps Malawi Leap Forward

    allAfrica.com, 12 June 2012

    Malawi, one of Africa's poorest nations, has made significant progress in improving the survival of newborns and is on track to meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goal ... read more »

More than 75 percent of newborn deaths can be prevented by scaling up interventions like Kangaroo Mother Care - wrapping newborns in skin-to-skin contact with their mothers.

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