Continuation of the Transforming care for small and sick newborns series

Taking forward the demand for sharing country experiences of challenges faced, solutions sought and lesson learned, this series of webinars will run from May 2021 to May 2022, This series builds on the content of the series that began in 2020 which focused on country experiences to transform care and the evidence-base published in the WHO and UNICEF report Survive and Thrive; Transforming care for every small and sick newborn (2019). These webinars will accompany the learning and experience implementing the WHO Standards for improving the quality of care for small and sick newborns in health facilities (2020) and related guidance for their implementation. 

This webinar firstly deep dived into the new standards of care for small and sick newborns in health facilities and secondly shared the progress and challenges in implementing the standards at regional level. Thirdly, a toolkit to support implementation of small and sick newborn care and enable joint learning was introduced.

This series is organized by the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and ENAP, with the support of UNICEF and the World Health Organization.

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    Dr. Ornella Lincetto, Medical Officer, World Health Organization HQ Dr. Rajesh Mehta, Regional Adviser Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization SEARO Dr. Assumpta Muriithi, Medical Officer, World Health Organization AFRO Prof. Joy Lawn, Director MARCH Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Dr. Gagan Gupta, Health Specialist, Maternal and Newborn Health, UNICEF HQ