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Maternal, Newborn, Child Health & Nutrition

Improving maternal, newborn, and child health is central to PATH's mission and work around the world. Our MNCHN program takes a health-systems oriented, multi-sector approach to strengthening the continuum of care for women, children, families, and communities.

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19 Articles
19 Articles
19 Articles
  1. Kenya mother and newborn. Photo PATH/Andrew Berends.
    November 16, 2018

    Kenya passes first unified policy for newborn, child, and adolescent health

    For the first time in its history, Kenya has a unified policy to guide its efforts for improving newborn, child, and adolescent health.

  2. Infant receives a vaccine at a national immunization clinic in The Gambia. Photo: PATH/Lauren Newhouse
    November 9, 2018

    Is the pneumonia prevention toolkit about to get bigger?

    New vaccines on the horizon, if successful, could help resource-strapped countries make valuable headway against the world’s #1 child killer—pneumonia.

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    August 24, 2018

    A seven-in-one test for community health

    A new multiplexed immunoassay enables simultaneous, cost-effective population surveillance for micronutrient deficiencies and health conditions using just a drop of blood

  4. Neeraj Jain
    August 23, 2018

    7 ways public health in India has changed over the last decade

    A national strategy focused on digital health, nutrition, and other high-impact interventions has dramatically improved health outcomes across India—but more work remains to be done.

  5. A smiling mother holds a newborn wrapped in a red blanket.
    August 21, 2018

    Fighting Group B Streptococcus in the hardest hit places

    One of the earliest and most dangerous health threats young infants face is one many parents have never even heard of: Group B Streptococcus (GBS). One researcher gives his take on this South African scourge.

  6. Mother holding young infant. Photo: PATH/Georgina Goodwin
    August 9, 2018

    Into a hopeful era against infant respiratory infection

    A new resource sheds light on what’s needed to get ready for a new vaccine that, if approved, could help pregnant mothers protect their babies from a common cause of serious respiratory infections—respiratory syncytial virus.

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