The American Medical Resources Foundation (AMRF) | website
The American Medical Resources Foundation (AMRF) is dedicated to improving the health care in needy communities in countries worldwide by donating medical equipment and services to hospitals and clinics serving these communities.
BioMedSearch.com | website
BioMedSearch contains PubMed/MedLine publications (including some data that NIH chooses not to display), plus additional journals and a collection of theses and dissertations that are not available elsewhere for free, making it the most comprehensive biomedical search on the web.
Care of the Newborn Reference Manual (Save the Children) | website
Caring Essentials Collaborative, Inc | website
Caring Essentials Collaborative (CEC) represents the need for consistent quality caring experiences for healthcare recipients across the globe. CEC is the voice of vulnerable populations across the life continuum seeking dignified, respectful, quality caring interactions with healthcare professionals, institutions and payors. The role of the Collaboration is advocate, partner, educator, and resource for healthcare professionals, healthcare organizations, industry, payors, and healthcare consumers of all ages.
Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG) | website
Child Health Resource Package | website
This resource package is for the use of health personnel working with children in KZN. It has been developed through the contribution of all staff members of the Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Paediatric Service who have drawn on written (especially the Red Cross Children´s Hospital A8 Protocols, the Limpopo Newborn Care Protocols, IMCI and South African EDL's) and verbal input from far and wide.
Doc to Dock | website
Doc to Dock, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded as a commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). Connects the tremendous surplus in one part of the world to the great need in another by engaging physicians, nurses and other dedicated volunteers in a collaborative effort to collect, sort, ship and distribute unused medical supplies to hospitals and patients that need them the most.
Education for Change | website
A resource designed for use for health professionals when talking to parents who have babies in a Neonatal Unit. This pamphlet is the result of a collaborative effort by the New Zealand Association of Neonatal Nurses and Education for Change.
European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants (EFCNI) | website
Caring for Tomorrow - the EFCNI White Paper on Maternal and Newborn Health
Enfermeria Neonatal | website
A NEW Neonatal Nursing Journal in SPANISH from nurses in Argentina.
Essential Newborn Nursing for Small Hospitals | website
European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care - ESPNIC | website
The European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care - ESPNIC; is a society of around 800 members working in the field of Paediatric or Neonatal Intensive Care, its members are from 30 European countries and from 16 countries outside of Europe.
ESPNIC is the only existing organization for paediatric and neonatal intensive care health care workers that covers whole Europe.
ESPNIC - Caring without borders
Genetic Competencies | website
The Essential Nursing Competencies and Curricula Guidelines for Genetics and Genomics following consensus of over 50 major stakeholders at a meeting held on September 21-22, 2005 at the ANA offices in Silver Spring, Maryland, the minimal core competencies for all nurses regardless of academic preparation, role or specialty were identified and posted.
Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) | website
A report published by the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) in BMC Pregnancy in Childbirth in 2010 to highlight the incidence of this public health concern, discuss the efficacy of evidence-based solutions to address it, and look at ways to advocate and mobilize resources for the same.
Global Health Media Project | website
Global Health Media Project was founded to put practical, life-saving knowledge into the hands of healers at the point of care.
Healthy Mothers and Babies | website
Oklahoma Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (OKHMHB) is a recognized leader and resource in maternal and child health. The Coalition is a catalyst for change and creates partnerships among community groups, nonprofit organizations, professional associations, businesses and government agencies. By promoting optimal health for every mom and baby, the Coalition works to strengthen families and build healthy communities.
Healthy Newborn Network | website
Helping Babies Breath | website
Helping Babies Breath is an evidence-based educational program to teach neonatal resuscitation techniques in resource-limited areas. It is an initiative of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), US Agency for International Development (USAID), Saving Newborn Lives, the National Institute of Child Health and Development, and a number of other global health organizations.
HINARI Access to health in research programme | website
The HINARI Programme, set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature. More than 7,000 journal titles are now available to health institutions in 109 countries, areas and territories benefiting many thousands of health workers and researchers, and in turn, contributing to improved world health.
Who is eligible? Local, not-for-profit institutions in two groups of countries may register for access to the journals through HINARI. The country lists are based on GNI per capita (World Bank figures). Institutions in countries with GNI per capita below $1250 are eligible for free access. Institutions in countries with GNI per capita between $1250-$3500 pay a fee of $1000 per year / institution. Eligible categories of institutions are: national universities, research institutes. professional schools (medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, dentistry), teaching hospitals, government offices and national medical libraries. All staff members and students are entitled to access to the journals.
Infant and Young Child Nutrition Project | website
Info for Health | website
The INFO Project provides support to online networks and communities in family planning and reproductive health
JHPIEGO | website
Jhpiego (pronounced "ja-pie-go"), is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. For 35 years, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world's most vulnerable populations.
Lancet Articles on Neonatal Survival | website
Limpopo Initiative for Newborn Care (LINC), South Africa| website
Since 2003 the Limpopo Initiative for Newborn Care (LINC) has advanced the quality of care of newborns in district and regional hospitals in the Limpopo province. LINC is a joint venture between the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health in Polokwane and the provincial Maternal, Child and Women’s Health directorate.
These Newborn Care Charts for Management of Sick and Small Newborns in Hospital are designed to be used by doctors and nurses at the district and regional hospital level and provide a ready reference for assessment, classification, and treatment of sick and small newborns as well as an overview of routine care that should be provided to all newborns.
March of Dimes | website
The leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. March of Dimes is dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
Medical Aid Films | website
At Medical Aid Films, we recognise the importance of delivering health training and education in the most appropriate languages and we will strive to do so in the future. For more information go to: https://vimeo.com/medicalaidfilms/channels
Medical Industry Supplier Registry | website
Manual compilation of medical suppliers enabling buyers to easily source manufacturers of medical equipment for cardiology, general surgery, urology and more. Site includes new projects, free magazines, jobs, news and events.
Medimmune | website
Medimmune Advocacy works with national, state and local organizations to help connect families of premature infants with comprehensive information and support. Learn more at www.PreemieVoices.com.
National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) | website
For information on how to start a local chapter or organization
National Library of Medicine | website
This is the world's largest biomedical library. This site provides access to MEDLINE, other databases and Internet services, historical materials, research programs, training, special exhibits, and grant information.
Newborn Care Charts | website
These booklets were developed in South Africa by the Limpopo Initiative for Newborn Care (LINC). They provide a ‘ready reference for assessment, classification and treatment of sick and small newborns’.
Prolacta Bioscience | website
Prolacta Bioscience is the pioneer in human milk-based nutritional products for premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Prolacta believes that there is no adequate replacement for human breast milk and, as such, we believe infant nutritional products should be human milk-based. As a privately held, scientifically driven company, committed to improving premature infant nutrition, we are using human milk to change the standard of care in the NICU.
PubMed | website
PubMed provides over 15 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.
Recommended Standards for Newborn ICU Design | website
The Report of the Sixth Consensus Conference on Newborn ICU Design, held in January 2006 Orlando, Florida, by the Committee to Establish Recommended Standards for Newborn ICU Design.
Save the Children/Saving Newborn Lives | website
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves.
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) | website
The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is to support the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to make a difference in health worldwide.
UNICEF | website
What Works for Children in South Asia, NEWBORN CARE: AN OVERVIEW
USAID Global Health E-Learning Center | website
Several courses on MNH are FREE
Who Child Growth Standards | website
The new WHO growth charts are based on a study of more than 8,000 children from around the world raised in environments that promote healthy growth, such as breastfeeding, healthy diets and adequate healthcare.
Who Child Growth Standards | website
- Managing Newborn Problems
- Pregnancy, Childbirth, Postpartum and Newborn Care: (also available in Arabic, French, Portuguese, etc)
- Managing Complications of Pregnancy and Childbirth
- Maternal-neonatal Tetanus
Who Guidelines on HIV and Infant Feeding 2010:| website
Principles and recommendations for infant feeding in the context of HIV and a summary of evidence.[Back to top]