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Every Preemie—SCALE Releases Technical Brief on Family Participation in the Care of the Inpatient Newborn

On World Prematurity Day, Every Preemie—SCALE joins the global community in highlighting the importance of “Working together: partnering with families in the care of small and sick newborns”. Each year 1 in 10 babies around the world are born preterm, or before 37 weeks gestation, and many others have life-threatening conditions that require hospitalization. Evidence [...]

By |2018-11-15T19:54:07+00:00November 17th, 2018|Global|0 Comments

Midwives Leading the Way with Quality Care

Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we acknowledge and applaud the valuable contributions of midwives around the world to support maternal and newborn health. This year’s theme is “Midwives leading the way with quality care”, and when 15 million babies around the world are born preterm – before 37 weeks of pregnancy are [...]

By |2018-05-05T01:07:18+00:00May 5th, 2018|Global, Malawi|0 Comments

Multi-country Situation Analysis of Inpatient Care of Newborns and Young Infants

The Every Preemie – SCALE project (Every Preemie) is in the process of finalizing a protocol and tools for a multi-country situation analysis of inpatient care of newborns and young infants in select countries in Africa and Southeast Asia. This multi-country situation analysis will assess service readiness and quality of care by examining health system [...]

By |2018-04-04T14:29:03+00:00August 10th, 2017|Global|0 Comments

Every Preemie—SCALE Launches Do No Harm Technical Briefs to Improve the Safe and Effective Use of Key Inpatient Newborn Care Interventions

Complications due to preterm birth are the leading cause of child death globally. While 90 percent of extremely small newborns survive in high-resource settings, only ten percent survive in low-resource settings. The complexity of care, use of technology, limitations of staff and inadequate infrastructure, compounded by the underlying vulnerability of sick and preterm newborns, can [...]

By |2018-04-04T14:29:11+00:00July 19th, 2017|Global|0 Comments

Happy Father’s Day from Every Preemie

Today, as we celebrate Father’s Day, we would like to acknowledge the contributions made by fathers in caring for their early/small newborns. Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely (before 37 weeks of gestation) and complications of premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 globally. This is a staggering [...]

By |2018-04-04T14:29:28+00:00June 16th, 2017|Global, Malawi|0 Comments