Publish Date: August 2018
Author: MCSP and Survive & Thrive Alliance Partners
The majority of maternal, newborn and child deaths are preventable and treatable with existing, cost-effective tools and interventions. Practices in health facilities are often far behind evidence-based Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) standards. There is a critical need to improve the quality of services in order to reduce preventable deaths, especially as the rate of institutional deliveries and care-seeking for sick newborns and children increase in many countries.
This resource summarizes Survive & Thrive key achievements in improving MNCH outcomes through clinical training, systems strengthening and policy advocacy.