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Every Newborn – an action plan to end preventable deaths

On 3 September, the Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP), a comprehensive, multi-partner initiative, launched its roadmap with their  new 2020-2025 targets to end preventable stillbirths and newborn deaths in a digital live event. With this plan, they call on all stakeholders to take action to improve access to services and the quality of care for all pregnant women and newborns. ENAP was endorsed by 194 countries at the World Health Assembly in 2014 an developed…
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Survive and Thrive: Transforming Care for Small and Sick Newborns

The webinar series “Survive and thrive: transforming care for small and sick newborns” by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has now come to an end. For the past four months, leading experts on neonatal health gave a detailed  insight into the findings collected in the report, and shared country experiences in improving quality of care for newborns and introduced WHO’s new standards of care for small and sick newborns. On May 6, EFCNI…
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A new milestone – combining the knowledge of medical experts and parent representatives. Survive and Thrive: transforming care for every small and sick newborn is now available.

The WHO and UNICEF report is a milestone: it describes, key findings in aspects of newborn care, which require a high amount of attention. 94 experts from 16 countries worked on the report, amongst them EFCNI and colleagues from partnering parent organisations. Charlotte Bouvard from Sos Préma, Ilein Bolaños Gonzalez from Con Amor Venceras, Selina Bentoom from the African Foundation for Premature Babies & Neonatal Care – AFPNC and Livia Nagy from Melletted a helyem Egyesület, could actively contribute. The…
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Webinar Series on Transforming care for newborns till August 2020 (WHO, UNICEF)

“Survive and Thrive: Transforming care for every small and sick newborn” is the title of the successful webinar series by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in collaboration with The Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child health. Leading experts on neonatal health will share insights on key findings of the "Survive and Thrive: transforming care for every small and sick newborn" report. Furthermore, they will discuss the current situation of newborn…
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New global report shows: Nearly 30 million sick and preterm newborns in dire need of treatment every year

We are honoured to announce that EFCNI is among the co-editors of a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, representing the voice of parents whose children have been affected by preterm birth. The report shows that nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick every year and need specialised care to survive. Key findings of the new report "Survive and Thrive: Transforming Care for Every…
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