London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine/Institute of Child Health : Towards 4+5
A database of interventions to improve maternal and newborn survival
JANUARY 2011 - “Towards 4+5” has created a searchable database of more than 90 interventions for maternal and newborn health. This practical tool is unique because it shows how the interventions can be integrated according to who they are for, how they can be delivered, and the maternal and neonatal outcome addressed.
The database comprises more than 90 interventions that can improve maternal and newborn survival. It is designed as a tool for policymakers, programme managers and implementers, to be adapted in line with countries' specific needs, resources and priorities for maternal and newborn health. Search for an intervention according to: the target population for which the intervention is appropriate; the different groups of people or services that can provide the intervention or the maternal and/or neonatal outcome addressed.
The consortium includes a number of experienced organisations worldwide, and is coordinated by the Institute of Child Health and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The partners are: the Institute of Child Health, UCL, UK; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK; International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B); Perinatal Care Project, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (DAB); Grefsad, Burkina Faso; Kintampo Health Research Centre (KHRC), Ministry of Health/Ghana Health Services; Maimwana project, Lilongwe Central Hospital, Malawi; Mother and Infant Research Activities (MIRA), Nepal; Kings College London, UK; National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU), University of Oxford, UK; Aga Khan University, Pakistan.