A feeding cup designed by a Seattle team is a lifesaver
The Seattle Times, June 2016
The NIFTY cup is a reusable feeding cup that will help save the lives of newborns and premature babies who have difficulty breast-feeding. This will be a great accompaniment to the Essential Care for Small Babies program.
Mali: A day in one of our largest paediatric programmes
Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontieres, May 2016
"At 8.30am (three times a week) I go to the labour ward with Dr Yare, where we go over newborn resuscitation with the midwives. We're building on a neonatal resuscitation training programme (Helping Babies Breathe®) that he began with previous MSF paediatricians."
Midwives are heroes
Healthy Newborn Network, May 2016
"With the skills of HBB, I am so confident because it helps many to survive, which wasn't there before. It makes me smile every day." - Eva Nangalo, Midwife and HBB trainer in Uganda
602 Medics trained in reduction of maternal-child deaths
New Vision, April 2016
The impact that the Helping Mothers Survive and Helping Babies Breathe programs have had on improving maternal and newborn survival in Uganda.
How this MGH doctor balances patients at home and medical innovation abroad
Boston Globe, February 2016
Dr. Kristian Olson (an #HBB trainer) discusses his passion for newborn resuscitation and his commitment to accelerating the development affordable medical innovations that can save lives in low resource countries.
1,000 Days to Save Millions of Lives
Huffington Post; June 5, 2013
Sharon K. D’Agostino Vice President, Corporate Citizenship at Johnson & Johnson
“Last year I witnessed the impact of the HBB program in Malawi, meeting a baby boy in a remote district hospital who had been resuscitated at birth” "Two new studies say training midwives and other birth attendants in breathing techniques for babies may help prevent stillbirths and newborn deaths in the developing world.”
Photo: Teaching breathing techniques to carers would save lives in the developing world say studies. (ABC)
Neonatal Death Rate Falls With AAP Program
MedPage Today; January, 2013
"This new program may well be an effective tool to bring infant mortality in the developing world more in line with that achieved in the rest of the world" (John Kattwinkel, MD, FAAP)
President Obama Announces US-Burma Partnership for Democracy, Peace & Prosperity
USAID Press Office; Monday, November 19, 2012
“USAID is also introducing two public private partnerships: Survive and Thrive and Helping Babies Breathe, which provide evidence-based training and high quality affordable resuscitation devices to save the lives of children who have breathing problems during birth – a leading cause of preventable childhood mortality.”