September 2015 -- Malawi has one of the highest rates of preterm birth in the world. Nearly 1 in 5 babies are born before 37 weeks of gestation. Globally, complications of prematurity, such as difficulty in feeding, breathing and regulating body temperature, are the single largest cause of neonatal death. In order to survive, these babies need specialized care and equipment - resources most developing countries do not have.
Focus - Immunization, vaccines
- Guinea: Ebola vaccine trial
- Vaccinating and registering the children born during Ebola
- Liberia tackles measles as the Ebola epidemic comes to an end
- Lao People’s Democratic Republic: The beginning of the end of Japanese encephalitis
- Keeping Syrian children free from polio at home and across the border