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By Pierre Barker | Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Simple, affordable, and effective interventions like swaddling, breastfeeding, and an inexpensive steroid can cut deaths dramatically in premature infants. But in Malawi and surrounding countries, the drug is given to almost none of the babies who need it.

 

Tag(s): Perinatal Care, Maternal and Child Health, Malawi, Africa, MaiKhanda in Malawi, Africa
By Maureen Bisognano | Friday, Mar 01, 2013
As Lord Nigel Crisp says in his wonderful book, Turning the World Upside Down, we all have a great deal to learn from lower-income countries. Last week, I traveled to Malawi with Pierre Barker and Nneka Mobisson-Etuk to meet with our partners there, MaiKhanda. Together, we aim to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in a country overwhelmed by poverty and with few resources for health. I returned from Malawi with three lessons I think have particular resonance for us in the US First, take a lo ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Triple Aim for Populations, Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC), MaiKhanda in Malawi, Patient & Family Centered Care
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