Reports

​Reports

Various r​​eports hav​e been compiled to document the successes and lessons learned by HBS implementers and Survive and T​​​hrive GDA partners.​

Helping Babies Breathe

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Helping Babies Breathe Training Report: Ghana Rural Integrated Development Leyaata Project
January, 2014


Lessons learned guiding the way forward: A 5-year report from the HBB Global Development Alliance

A 5-year report from the HBB Global Development Alliance
June 7, 2015

Lily P. Kak, Joseph Johnson, Robert McPherson, William Keenan, Eileen Schoen
​No matter where in the world or what the economic circumstances, all mothers and babies deserve to have an attended birth. - Susan Niermeyer, MD, MPH, FAAP










Executive Summary​​​​​​​
Helping Babies Breathe: 
Lessons learned guiding the way forward

Basic Neonatal Resuscitation: Global Landscape Analysis
Authors: Indira Narayana and Donna Vivio
Publication Date: September 2016

This landscape analysis released by the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities reviews the progress made in the coverage of basic neonatal resuscitation in LMICs, touching on the origin and evolution of basic neonatal resuscitation to meet global requirements, training and quality of care, M&E, relevant ENAP metrics, indicators, procurement issues, and reprocessing of devices. It also covers challenges and potential solutions, innovations, and recommendations for the way forward.



Helping Babies Breathe Country Case Study: Colombia

Authors: Goldy Mazia, Clara Galvis, Brianna Casciello
Publication Date:  March 2015

This case study details the successful national scale-up of Helping Babies Breathe in Colombia, where the neonatal mortality rate has been stable, but remains slightly higher than the average rate in Latin America and the Caribbean.​​​


PATH ​Report


Reprocessing Guidelines for Basic Neonatal Resuscitation Equipment in Resource-Limited Settings

Corporate author(s): PATH
Publication date: July 2016 

The guidelines contain an overview of reprocessing materials and equipment, space planning and workflow, detailed step-by-step disinfection instructions, training and supervision considerations, and further considerations for health facility administrators and ministry of health officials. The general job aid should be posted in the reprocessing area along with the appropriate job aid for the selected method of disinfection.


Reprocessing Job Aid  

Follow detailed instructions in the Reprocessing Guidelines for Basic Neonatal Resuscitation Equipment in Resource-Limited Settings

  • Wear complete personal protective equipment (gloves, cap, mask, eye protection, apron, boots)
  • Clean the reprocessing area
  • Prepare the reprocessing materials
  • Label containers for reprocessing with name, date, and time of solution prepared​​

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