Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health

These guidelines aim to inform the decision-making process regarding school reopening, support national preparations and guide the implementation process, as part of overall public health and education planning processes. It is designed to be a flexible tool that can be adapted to each context and updated as the situation changes. The guidelines outline six key priorities to assess the readiness of those schools and inform planning.

The Our First Baby Facilitator’s Guide contains nine participatory sessions to be used in small group sessions with first-time mothers and their male partners. Sessions cover fertility, antenatal care, care of the mother during pregnancy, first-time fatherhood, birth planning/delivery, newborn and postpartum care, exclusive breastfeeding, healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy, family planning, sexually transmitted infections, HIV, and gender-based violence. 

The primary objective of the Responsible, Engaged and Loving (REAL) Fathers Initiative is to develop and test a set of interventions to reduce intimate partner violence and harsh punishment of children among young fathers (ages 16-25) in post-conflict northern Uganda.

Les besoins en santé reproductive de 34 millions de femmes et de filles nécessitant une aide humanitaire ne s’arrêtent pas lorsque survient une catastrophe. Les conflits et les catastrophes augmentent les risques pour la santé reproductive, notamment en rendant la grossesse et l’accouchement plus dangereux. C’est une période où de nombreuses femmes souhaitent retarder ou éviter une grossesse

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