News

Meet the GLANCE Chair Committe

We are honoured to introduce you to the newly elected GLANCE Chair Committee. It was an objective to found a committee which is both geographically diverse and following a multi-stakeholder and interdisciplinary approach.

One year after the launch: the Global Alliance for Newborn Care is taking shape

One year ago, EFCNI went public about the founding of GLANCE, the Global Alliance for Newborn Care for the first time. At the annual Parent Organisations Meeting, when our network of international parent and patient organisations met, we shared the news about this big endeavour. A lot has happened since then and together we could work on the next future projects.

Granted parental leave for parents of preterm babies

The Doris Mollel Foundation, based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, commemorated World Prematurity Day by conducting a discussion with mothers who gave birth too soon on challenges that they face as they raise preterm babies most importantly to parental leave.

Community durbar to raise awareness for preterm birth

On the occasion of World Prematurity Day 2019, the African Foundation for Premature Babies and Neonatal Care (AFPNC) Ghana organised a big community event to raise awareness for the precarious situation of newborn care in the country.

GLANCE – 1st Founding Committee Meeting

After EFCNI had announced the founding of GLANCE, the Global Alliance for Newborn Care on their annual Parent Organisations Meeting last January, the first GLANCE Founding Committee Meeting with representatives from 14 countries, took place in Munich this summer.

Survive and Thrive: WHO report on transforming care for newborns is now available

After a thorough researching, writing, and editing process, the report “Survive and Thrive; Transforming care for small and sick newborns” has finally been launched and published.