Newborn Health Project, Solomon Islands
Improving care in the first month of a baby's life can be life saving. In the Solomon Islands, out of every 1,000 babies born, more than ten will die in their first month.
Improving the quality of hospital care for newborns can boost neonatal survival rates. To achieve this, the Centre for International Child Health (CICH) are implementing a package of interventions to improve quality of care during and immediately after birth.
- Training health care workers
- Nurses, and Doctors
- Upgrading equipment
- Improving newborn care infrastructure in health centres and hospitals
- Providing best practice clinical resources
CICH also offers technical expertise and support with implementation and has a long standing relationship with the paediatricians at Solomon Islands Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) and the Honiara National Referral Hospital.
CICH is working in collaboration with the Solomon Islands Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS), with funding through UNICEF.
- Professor Trevor Duke
- Dr Shidan Tosif
- Solomon Islands Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS)
- Honiara National Referral Hospital
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