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Helping Babies Survive
Helping Babies Survive is a suite of evidence-based, hands-on training programs developed to reduce neonatal mortality in resource-limited environments.
Immediate Kangaroo Mother Care (iKMC)
View our extensive library of virtual news show series that explore the science, benefits, and real-life experiences of iKMC.

Building Capacity to Improve Immunization Systems: A Spotlight on Indonesia and Nigeria

AAP and the national pediatric societies of Indonesia and Nigeria have partnered with support from the CDC to nurture the unique role of in-country pediatricians and their pediatric societies to influence national immunization systems. By transforming clinical skills into advocacy skills focused on root problem identification and organizational capacity building, pediatricians can improve national immunization system outcomes.

The Pediatrician's Role in Supporting Nurturing Care for Early Childhood Development

This issue brief illustrates the roles pediatricians can play in promoting early childhood development (ECD) in clinical and community settings. It summarizes the science behind early childhood development, the Nurturing Care Framework, and actionable steps pediatricians can take to incorporate nurturing care for ECD.

Global Health Resources

Global Health Resources
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Tele-mentoring Resources: AAP - UNICEF Partnership for Improving Newborn Care in Three Countries
This toolkit is a culmination of facilitated presentations, and related resources, for each of the newborn care topics identified as part of needs assessment visits. The resulting topics are organized within six main categories: Resuscitation, Essential Newborn Care, Small and Sick Baby, Follow-up Care and Prenatal Counseling, Quality Improvement, COVID-19 and Neonatal Care.