In Tanzania, Linking Underserved Communities to Care is Saving Women and Babies

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By: Corinne Mazzeo, MCSP Senior Program Officer; Stella Abwao, MCSP Newborn Health Technical Advisor; Zacharia Mlacha, Communications and Publication Officer, MCSP/Tanzania

In Tanzania, about one-third of the estimated 45,000 annual newborn deaths are due to complications related to prematurity and low birth weight. Teaching women and families about low-cost, highly effective methods for preterm and low-birth weight babies, such as Kangaroo Mother Care, can help end preventable newborn deaths…read more