The Handwashing Thursday Series will amplify the launch of a new resource developed by the Global Handwashing Partnership: The Handwashing Handbook. The Handwashing Handbook serves as a go-to resource, presenting best practices and new concepts to improve the uptake of handwashing. This learning series will discuss various topics from the handbook and highlight the efforts of partners who contributed to the development of the handbook ...Read More
Please join the US Agency for International Development (USAID)’s MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership for a three-part knowledge exchange webinar series, where we will hear learnings and practical strategies from country leaders on mitigating disruption of services for maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH); voluntary family planning (FP); and reproductive health (RH) care during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...Read More
The world as we know it, has changed. As the largest global health partnership for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health, our thoughts are with everyone affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and we remain committed to working together with our partners get us all through this difficult time. ...Read More
Offering modern contraception services as part of care provided during childbirth increases postpartum contraceptive use and is likely to reduce both unintended pregnancies and pregnancies that are too closely spaced. ...Read More
The Maternal Nutrition Operational Guidance provides practical guidance on designing, implementing, and strengthening the delivery of maternal nutrition interventions during pregnancy and lactation within the health system. ...Read More
WHO and UNICEF launched the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) to help motivate facilities providing maternity and newborn services worldwide to implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding. The Ten Steps summarize a package of policies and procedures that facilities providing maternity and newborn services should implement to support breastfeeding. WHO has called upon all facilities providing maternity and newborn services worldwide to implement the Ten Steps. ...Read More
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing away of Dr. Hudson Inyangala, Associate Director of the Afya Uzazi Nakuru Baringo Program, on November 7 in Eldoret, Kenya.
How Immunization Services Quickly Resumed Following a Hospital Fire in Malawi