Neonatal mortality remains unacceptably high in Tanzania. Additionally, low birth weight babies are particularly susceptible to infections and need extra care to keep warm and dry. Consequently, health facilities in Temeke District are teaching mothers the 'Kangaroo Mother Care' technique which helps to keep a low birth weight baby warm and enables breastfeeding which provides protection from infection. Simple cost-effective solutions such as Kangaroo Mother Care can make a big difference in those vital first days of a small baby's life.
MaximsNewsNetwork: 19 May 2010 - WFP: Port-au-Prince, Haiti - World Food Programmes (WFP) new goodwill ambassador Christina Aguilera participated in school feeding programmes in quake-stricken Haiti last week.
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Mr Shourie is one of the few great public intellectuals of the country. He talks to and debates at Manthan for the third time. Those who have heard him earlier at Manthan know why he should never be missed -- whatever he speaks on.