Category: MNCS

Photo Recap: Advocacy Summit 2018

This week, more than 250 advocates from 34 states attended the annual Save the Children and SCAN Advocacy Summit to receive targeted advocacy training and urge lawmakers to invest in kids. The advocates met with more than 150 lawmakers from both parties and urged them to make key investments in early childhood education in the U.S. and maternal, newborn and child survival programs overseas.

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Photo of the Month: Simple Solutions to Saving Newborns

Rukia was only seven months pregnant when excess fluid in her abdomen forced her to have an emergency C-section at her district hospital in Tanzania. Thankfully, the operation was successful, but her premature son required extra care to ensure he grew and developed like he should. Thanks to the health workers and simple, effective solutions like Kangaroo Mother Care, Rukia’s son survived and is now growing stronger. Sadly, this is not always the case.

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