More Newborns Can Live - It Takes Policies and Passion

Losing a just-born baby is a painful reality worldwide. Statistics are not well kept in may countries, but in widely used lists, 40 of the worst 46 countries for infant mortality are African. Having a child after this kind of loss often means sorrow and joy coexisting. Mum's Village in Kenya has some ideas for coping with the feelings that a rainbow baby can evoke, while Nigeria Health Watch recounts how a low-cost intervention can save babies, when community leaders understand it and become advocates. And a Premium Times special report examines why a preventable disease keeps claiming newborn lives.  



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