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Sister Grace Angom explains how the resuscitation equipment works

'A baby has to breathe within the first minute'

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that one million babies die each year due to birth asphyxia — the inability of a newborn baby to breathe immediately after birth.

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The Regional Learning Network

The Regional Learning Network

An overview of the regional learning network - a model established in the Hoima Region to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes.

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Sister Mary Ithungu from Ntoroko attends to a newborn baby. Ithungu has benefited from training by Save the Children and the organisation has also built a maternity ward and equipped the theatre at the health centre where she works - Karugutu Health Centr

Empowering midwives to save newborns and mothers

Sister Mary Ithungu from Ntoroko attends to a newborn baby. Ithungu has benefited from training by Save the Children and the organisation has also built a maternity ward and equipped the theatre at the health centre where she works - Karugutu Health Centr

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