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Program Activities​


What We Do




The Survive & Thrive partnership works to:
  • ​​​​​Expand clinical competencies among health professionals who care for women, newborns and children.
  • Accelerate the scale up of quality improvement processes and approaches.
  • Bring affordable technologies and innovative educational materials and products to health professionals and their patients.
  • Support efforts to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of these programs so that they can be strengthened and scaled accordingly.
  • Create learning opportunities for emerging global health leaders.


Program Areas




Maternal Health
  • ​​​​​Expand clinical competencies among health professionals who care for women, newborns and children.
  • Accelerate the scale up of quality improvement processes and approaches.
  • Bring affordable technologies and innovative educational materials and products to health professionals and their patients.
  • Support efforts to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of these programs so that they can be strengthened and scaled accordingly.
  • Create learning opportunities for emerging global health leaders.

Newborn Health
  • Newborn resuscitation.
  • Immediate essential newborn care.
  • Prevention and management of preterm and low-birthweight newborns.
  • Newborn screening and management.
  • Prevention and management of newborn and health care acquired infections.

Child Health
  • ​​​​​Case management of pneumonia and diarrhea .
  • Early childhood development .
  • Prevention and management of non-communicable diseases.
  • Prevention and management of child and health care acquired infections.

Professional Association Strengthening
  • ​​​​​Developing the ability of individuals and professionals to conduct oversight, perform tasks, assess clinical competencies and outcomes of teams, and provide clinical opinions to ​ministries of health.
  • Strengthening in​-country education and training of interns, residents, faculty, physicians, midwives and nurses.
  • Building capacity to assess facilities and improve quality of care through practices rooted in evidence and data.

Global Health Scholars
  • ​​​​​Individuals who have completed core clinical training with a professional focus in medicine, midwifery or nursing, and have prior experience in global health.
  • Participate in a bi-directional collaboration between professional associations, university programs and ministries of health to build human resources and institutional capacity that affect change in standards of care in limited-resource settings.


Program Activities




Supporting the introduction of the Helping Babies Survive suite of programs in 22 countries through regional workshops in Africa and Asia

Asia

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • China
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen

Africa

  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Nigeria
  • ​South Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe


​Supporting the rollout of the Helping Babies Survive suite of programs through the "Helping 100,000 Babies Survive​ and Thrive" initiative in:
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Nigeria


​Strengthening national professional associations in target countries:
  • Afghanistan
  • Malawi
  • Myanmar
  • Tanzania


​Developing leadership knowledge, skills and abilities in nurses leading and providing care for mothers, newborns and children up to five years old:
  • Uganda
  • Malawi
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland