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Detention for mental illness Children who are held in mental health institutions are victims of many human rights abuses such as forced sterilisation and abortion, denial of essential pain relief, and the use of involuntary detention as “treatment". “Health care settings should be places where human rights are realised. (...) ID=18194&flag=news 12 The Open Society Foundation, 20 Mechanisms for Addressing Torture in Health Care, available at: http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care- 20120829.pdf http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/01/25/skin-cable-0 http://www.crin.org/resources/infoDetail.asp? (...) ID=18194&flag=news http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf http://www.soros.org/sites/default/files/twenty-mechanisms-addressing-torture-health-care-20120829.pdf 8 “The Committee notes the State party’s acknowledgment that poor and inadequate treatment takes place in some institutions and remains concerned at the reports of treatment of children and adults with mental or physical disability, especially at the forceful internment and long-term restraint used in institutions that amount to torture or cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment or punishment in social-protections institutions for persons with mental disability and psychiatric hospitals.
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According to WHO, the risk is greatest in the poorest countries where the greatest number of preterm births and infant deaths occur, and disruptions to kangaroo mother care – early, prolonged skin-to-skin contact with a parent, and exclusive breastfeeding – will worsen these risks.  “Decades of progress in reducing child deaths will be jeopardized unless we act now to protect and improve quality care services for mothers and newborns, and expand coverage of lifesaving interventions like kangaroo mother care”, Dr. (...) The new research, by WHO and partners, was published in the Lancet EclinicalMedicine.   Kangaroo mother care  WHO said that up to 125,000 babies’ lives could be saved with full coverage of kangaroo mother care.
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Score: 1436797.7 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/03/1087442
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Following delivery, should a baby still be immediately placed skin-to-skin and breastfed if the mother is confirmed/suspected to have COVID-19? (...) Immediate and continued skin-to-skin care, including kangaroo mother care, improves thermal regulation of newborns and several other physiological outcomes, and is associated with reduced neonatal mortality. (...) Immediate and continued skin-to-skin care, including kangaroo mother care, improves thermal regulation of newborns and several other physiological outcomes, and is associated with reduced neonatal mortality.
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Score: 1429598.5 - https://www.unicef.org/laos/media/4921/file/Nutrition.pdf
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Dr Francois Bonnici, Director of the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, talks about his experiences in Namibia and implementing the skin-to-skin-care that puts newborns in direct touch with their mother’s skin, which has shown improved survival rates. (...) Stigma is a major barrier, so the Leprosy Action group used research on community-seeking behavior to help them design community skin health programmes, integrating leprosy care with general health information and care to reduce the stigma. (...) Dr Phyllis Awor from the Makere University School of Public Health shares research findings from Uganda on increasing access to care for the poorest and most vulnerable. She explains integrated community case management of diarrhoea, malaria and pneumonia, and how private shop owners have been able to provide the needed diagnostics and treatments.
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Score: 1423984.3 - https://www.who.int/tdr/news/2018/first-tdr-global-talks/en/
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Following delivery, should a baby still be immediately placed skin-to-skin and breastfed if the mother is confirmed/suspected to have COVID-19? (...) Immediate and continued skin-to-skin care, including kangaroo mother care, improves thermal regulation of newborns and several other physiological outcomes, and is associated with reduced neonatal mortality. (...) Support mother to breastfeed: - For newborns, initiate breastfeeding within first hour after delivery and practice skin-to-skin care as soon as possible - For infants < 6 months, support exclusive breastfeeding - For infants and young children > 6 months, continue breastfeeding with safe and health complementary foods Do not separate mother and baby Advise mother to: - Wash hands frequently with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand rub before touching the baby - Regularly clean and disinfect surfaces that she has touched Mother should wear a medical mask during feeding.
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Score: 1421581.8 - https://www.unicef.org/laos/me...reastfeeding%20and%20COVID.pdf
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The KMC method is a cost effective initial substitute, and medical practitioners are directly involved in providing and guiding mothers in caring for premature babies. The technique involves mothers carrying their infants with skin-to-skin contact. (...) The support has had a significant impact on the medical staff providing adequate quality health care services to mothers and children. UNICEF/UN0321627/Kanobana These mothers are practicing the "Kangaroo Care" technique, which promotes growth, regulates body temperature, and encourages deeper sleep through skin-to-skin contact between her and the babies. (...) Read the story Article Improving survival and wellbeing of newborns in Rwanda UNICEF is working with partners to reduce newborn mortality by improving the quality of maternal and newborn care in Rwanda Read the story Press release 25 September 2021 Perinatal Care Program Phase One completed successfully in Rwanda Visit the page Article Saving the lives of newborns through Perinatal Care UNICEF is training Rwandan health care providers to better care for small and sick newborns.
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Score: 1420361.6 - https://www.unicef.org/rwanda/...es-survive-and-thrive-rwanda-0
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The plans outline specific actions to improve the quality care for newborns and mothers during labour and birth, and for the provision of essential care during the first week of life. Additionally, several innovations and initiatives are already in place to provide health benefits to premature babies and end preventable newborn and under-5 births by 2030: Kangaroo Mother Care : The practice of the mother, or other caretaker, carrying the newborn in early, continuous, and prolonged skin-to skin contact and exclusive breastfeeding. (...) Action needed from all of society Invest in “LINC factor” (lifestyle, infection, nutrition and contraception) programs that reduce risks of preterm birth associated with lifestyle, infections and malnutrition during pregnancy, and lack of contraception Integrate preterm birth prevention with other strategies to improve the health of adolescent girls and pregnant women (e.g., HIV/AIDS prevention) Fund and report on research to identify risk factors for preterm birth and identify approaches to more effectively manage risk factors, especially in low-resource settings Prioritize development of new technologies to identify women at high risk of preterm birth Introduce new technologies into health systems so that women at risk of preterm birth are identified and treated earlier in pregnancy Integrate development and implementation of preterm birth diagnostic technologies with related innovations (e.g., tests for communicable and non-communicable diseases in pregnancy) Ensure that women deliver in facilities with qualified staff, especially midwives or other skilled birth attendants trained to care for women in preterm labor and the provision of essential newborn care Learn to identify sick and small newborns and provide them with special care such as skin-to-skin contact and respiratory support Disseminate joint statement on Kangaroo Mother Care that was endorsed by the major international professional associations and released on World Prematurity Day Equip health facilities to care for preterm infants depending on context (e.g., with neonatal intensive care units, special newborn care corners, kangaroo mother care wards) Set ambitious targets to reduce preterm birth rates, deaths and disability Measure the performance of staff, facilities and health systems : universal access to high-quality, essential health care will prevent the majority of deaths from preterm birth Kangaroo mothercare © 2002 Virginia Lamprecht, Courtesy of Photoshare Learn more Fact Sheet pdf, 233kb Press release: Global Health Community Releases New Resources for Leading Cause of Death for Young Children pdf, 265kb Every Newborn Action Plan Nigeria Releases “Every Newborn Action Plan” to Reduce High Rates of Neonatal Mortality and Stillbirths (attached) Nigerian Every Newborn Action Plan Kangaroo Mother Care WHO Antenatal Care Guidelines Get involved Facebook.com/worldprematurityday You are here: Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health News and Events Calendar Quick Links Key documents PMNCH vision Strategy and workplan Annual report PMNCH pamphlet Stay informed PMNCH e-blast Press centre Knowledge centre Get involved Become a member Requests for proposals Employment Share your news Contact us Keep in touch © WHO 2022
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Score: 1420361.6 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/media/events/2016/wpd/en/
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Up to 125 000 babies’ lives could be saved with full coverage of kangaroo mother care. For babies born preterm or at low birthweight, kangaroo mother care (early, prolonged skin-to-skin contact with a parent and exclusive breastfeeding) is particularly critical. (...) “Decades of progress in reducing child deaths will be jeopardized unless we act now to protect and improve quality care services for mothers and newborns, and expand coverage of lifesaving interventions like kangaroo mother care.” (...) About the study WHO authors have contributed to the following paper: Preterm care during the COVID-19 pandemic: A comparative risk analysis of neonatal deaths averted by kangaroo mother care versus mortality due to SARS-CoV-2 infection in The Lancet Eclinical Medicine.
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Score: 1419498 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...thers-during-covid-19-pandemic
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UNICEF and GIZ cooperate to improve newborn care at the hospital. While UNICEF has trained staff and donated essential equipment, GIZ has been providing on-job training and mentoring to staff in the neonatal care ward. (...) UNICEF/Pudlowski KMC is an approach that uses skin-to-skin contact to help premature babies by wrapping them with a cloth close to their mother’s skin, mimicking a Kangaroo pouch. This method has many benefits, and has been proven to significantly raise survival rates. Skin-to- skin contact helps the baby gain warmth, it calms them and helps regulate their heartbeat, enhances bonding, and helps establish good breastfeeding practices, Dr.
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Score: 1415320.1 - https://www.unicef.org/tanzania/stories/kangaroo-mother-care
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South-East Asia Thailand Home Health topics News Our work About us Activities Emergencies Home / News / Detail / The new version of the WHO Skin NTDs app is now available The new version of the WHO Skin NTDs app is now available 12 December 2021 News release We are pleased to inform you that the new version of the WHO Skin NTDs app is now  available for Android . Like the  version in iOS  published last month, the content is available in 4 languages: English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. The skin of a patient is the first and most visible structure of the body that any health-care worker encounters during the course of an examination. (...) This app explains how to identify the signs and symptoms of neglected tropical diseases of the skin through their visible characteristics. It also contains information on how to diagnose common skin problems that front-line health workers may encounter.  
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Score: 1414486.6 - https://www.who.int/thailand/n...skin-ntds-app-is-now-available
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