Many families live a long way from the nearest hospital.
Lack of easy access to adequate healthcare facilities puts the
well-being of pregnant women and newborn babies at risk.
Mothers are susceptible to complexities during childbirth.
Babies are vulnerable to preventable diseases like Diarrhoea and
Pneumonia right after birth.
UNICEF is working with the Government to provide:
More pregnant women have
access to proper healthcare facilities,
More eligible newborn babies are
admitted to Special Newborn Care Units (SNCUs) where they can
be treated with special care and attention,
More hospitals have state-of-the-art Special Newborn Care
Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers and medical
are trained in treating newborn babies and identifying, counselling
and helping mothers and families in remote areas.
You can donate and help innocent newborn babies.
Becoming a monthly donor will help ensure:
You are helping children get all the necessary
care and treatment consistently and timely for months. It
usually takes months for a child to fully recover from an illness.
You are saving the lives of more and more children. Many
children are being born underweight and premature every month so a
continuous support is needed.
You are making a long-term impact in the health of newborn
babies in India.
You are helping in better and bigger planning of improving
healthcare in India.