Birthright: Saving newborns is everybody's business (short version)

Nov 01, 2014
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Every hour, 84 newborns die in India, which accounts for the highest burden of newborn deaths in the world. 75% of newborn deaths are preventable without intensive care. Birthright highlights the opportunities and models for corporate engagement in newborn care in India. It analyses India's newborn mortality crisis through the six focus areas identified in the Lancet series on newborn survival; health workforce, service delivery, community ownership and participation, health financing, health information systems, and essential medical equipment and drugs. Dasra highlighted 14 non-profits with the most impactful and scalable programs addressing newborn care in India.