Joy Lawn is director of Evidence and Policy for the Saving Newborn Lives program of Save the Children.
August 31, 2011 / Joy Lawn, Kate Kerber
One of every four newborn deaths around the world is an Indian child, according to new numbers released this week by the World Health Organization, Save the Children, and partners.
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April 15, 2011 / Joy Lawn
Each day more than 7,300 babies are stillborn—a death just when a parent expects to welcome a new life. Each one is an individual story of a family devastated by the loss of their child.
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