I considered not writing this, in light of the horrible tragedy in Boston. But I am writing it for the 8000+ newborns that will die globally today, most of them of something we have the capabilities to prevent.
I’m not an expert, obviously, and was in awe listening live to the stream of the conference at the brilliant minds that have come together to put newborn health on the global public health agenda. Rather than try my novice hand at interpretating everything I’ve heard, I’ve created some images to share what I found most striking from today’s conference.
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Newborn health is now a priority. As a mother that lost a newborn, I’m comforted knowing that thousands of people are working to making sure more babies live to become adults.