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

Improving Newborn Resuscitation Outcomes through the Establishment of Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Skills Labs at Pope John Paul's Hospital Aber (PJPHA) in Oyam District, Mid-Northern Uganda
Lead Author(s): Hellen Kyokutamba, Robert Mutumba, Pamela Ddongo, Paul Isabirye, Dinah Amongin and Esther Karamagi of University Research Co., LLC (URC) on behalf of the USAID ASSIST Project
Publication Date: July 2017

This case study describes the results of a quality improvement project to reduce neonatal mortality due to birth asphyxia at a hospital in Oyam District, Mid-Northern Uganda.

Guiding the way forward: Survive & Thrive 5-year Report (2012-2017)
Lead Author(s): Survive & Thrive GDA
Publication Date: August 2018

By placing an emphasis on collaboration, strengthening health systems, improving the quality and availability of health services, and building the clinical capacity of providers, Survive & Thrive has played an important role in improving maternal and newborn outcomes worldwide. This 5-year report details the accomplishments of Survive & Thrive from 2012-2017, and also includes lessons learned for future MNCH initiatives. 

Basic Neonatal Resuscitation: Global Landscape Analysis
Lead Author(s): 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.

Reprocessing Guidelines for Basic Neonatal Resuscitation Equipment in Resource-Limited Settings
Lead Author(s): PATH
Publication Date: July 2016

These 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. 

Reprocessing Job Aid
Lead Author(s): PATH
Publication Date: July 2016

This job aid provides an overview of the steps for reprocessing neonatal resuscitation equipment. It should be posted in the reprocessing area along with the appropriate job aid for the selected method of disinfection.

Lessons learned guiding the way forward: A 5-year report from the HBB Global Development Alliance
Lead Author(s): Lily P. Kak, Joseph Johnson, Robert McPherson, William Keenan, Eileen Schoen
Publication Date: June 2015

This report chronicles the implementation of HBB from its inception as a concept to subsequent global rollout, describes how a public-private partnership sought to address the high newborn mortality due to birth asphyxia, and details the strengths and challenges that were encountered during implementation. 

Helping Babies Breathe Country Case Study: Colombia
Lead Author(s): 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.

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

This report provides an overview of the successful implementation of a Helping Babies Breathe program in rural Ghana.