A review of Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care needs assessments in 14 Western and Central African Countries

A Presentations given by UNICEF at the Global and Maternal Newborn Health Conference, Mexico City, October 2015.

Improving Maternal Health in Zanzibar through Improved WASH

A briefing note on a Government of Zanzibar-commissioned and SHARE-funded study that examines the standards of WASH, infection prevention control and solid waste management across ZanzibarÕs thirty-seven maternity units.

From Joint Thinking to Joint Action: A Call to Action on Improving Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Maternal and Newborn Health

This paper urges action and offers recommendations to accelerate WASH service provision at home and in HCF.

Clean birth and postnatal care practcies to reduce neonatal deaths

A review of the evidence for clean birth and postnatal care practices and estimate the effect on neonatal mortality from sepsis and tetanus for the Lives Saved Tool (LiST).

Impact of maternal and birth attendant handwashing on neonatal mortality in southern Nepal

This paper seeks to estimate the association of birth attendant and maternal hand-washing practices on neonatal mortality in rural Nepal.