Newborn care package making a change

UNICEF health specialist, Dr Ghanashyam Sethy, says this is because there are no specific programs or intervention for reduction of these deaths.

Neonatals are newborn babies under one month old; a very vulnerable group.

For PNG fortunately, with a $25m funding from Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the government introduced the Early Essential Newborn Care (EENC) in 2015.

EENC rolled out by UNICEF now covers almost 95 percent of health facilities in 11 provinces.

French woman goes on trial for deaths of 8 of her babies

When he summoned the police, they found the body of another newborn. A few days later, they found more bags in the garage — with six additional small corpses.

Police contacted the house's previous owners, and quickly discovered the horrifying explanation: Frenchwoman Dominique Cottrez confessed to secretly bearing and then killing eight of her newborns, saying she feared they were children of a long, incestuous relationship with her father.