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Transplanting a tried and tested approach for improving neonatal survival to new regions

Against all odds: Giving delicate newborns a chance at life in Tanzania

With infinite gentleness, the life-giving needle is slid into the microscopic vein, the oxygen mask placed over the gasping mouth and nose. The flutter in the tiny chest becomes stronger, the monitor now showing a regular heartbeat. Another baby saved at Mbeya Regional Referral Hospital – and the dedicated staff of the neonatal care unit (NCU) for at-risk newborns can now themselves take a deep breath and relax.

Midwifery students during clinical placement

Midwifery education in Nepal: Training the first generation of professional midwives

Nepal plans to produce and deploy thousands of professional midwives across the health system to improve women’s access to quality maternity care. With support from Germany, midwifery education programs are now up and running – and the first graduates are already busy at work.

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