The Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) is committed to raising awareness of prematurity and stillbirth and progressing understanding of their causes at a global level. The key objectives of GAPPS are to accelerate evidence into action, advance preterm birth research, and advance stillbirth as a global health agenda. Read more about the mission of GAPPS and its projects and resources at the link below.
This page provides a list of major international organisations working to improve mother's and babies' health globally. We are building this list over time and look forward to adding more links.
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The Healthy Newborn Network (HNN) is an online community dedicated to addressing critical knowledge gaps in newborn health.
HNN brings together partner organisations and individuals working in newborn health to share key resources, data, experiences, and lessons and helps increase global commitment to the advancement of newborn health, including the Lancet series on Ending Preventable Stillbirths, and the Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP).
HNN also provides a platform for stakeholders to engage in discussions and working group activities on the vast range of newborn and maternal health topics.
The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) is a part of the World Health Organization (WHO), and aims to drive action to improve the health and well-being of women, newborns, children and adolescents across the globe. It has four strategic objectives to reduce the maternal, newborn, and under-five (years) deaths, and to achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights. Learn more about these strategic objectives at The Partnerhsip's website below.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. Its mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.
White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) is a global leader in advocating for reproductive, maternal and newborn health and rights. WRA works together with women, men, families and communities, and professionals in a multi-disciplinary capacity to advocate for services, accountability, quality, equity, dignity, and much more...