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A Declaration to Accelerate Newborn Health in Humanitarian Settings

Alongside MARCH and other partners, we are calling the dignity, health, and wellbeing of every woman, every child, and every newborn – in humanitarian and fragile settings – to be urgently upheld and prioritized.
a newborn being held in a rohingya refugee camp

In February 2019, co-convened by Save the Children, UNICEF, WHO, UNHCR, and HRH Princess Sarah Zeid, experts and key stakeholders from multiple sectors within the humanitarian and development fields met in Geneva, Switzerland to catalyze a global agenda for improving newborn health in humanitarian settings. This resulting declaration is a call for the dignity, health, and wellbeing of every woman, every child, and every newborn – in humanitarian and fragile settings – to be urgently upheld and prioritized.

Read the full declaration text.

 

Image: Anna Dubus/DFID