This online platform serves as a gateway for the MNH community to access and share resources, learning, events, communities, and other information needed to support progress towards the SDG 2030 goals. The platform brings together the most up-to-date resources and serves as a mechanism for focused dialogue and discussion around strategies and solutions for ensuring effective coverage of evidence-based solutions. We invite you to contribute and collaborate on the platform.

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Spotlight on: World Breastfeeding Week 2021
1-7 August | Theme: Protect Breastfeeding: A Share Responsibility

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is a global campaign to raise awareness and galvanise action on themes related to breastfeeding.

Upcoming events:

  • 3 & 4 August, 2021 | Global Breastfeeding Collective: Webinar on Building Better Breastfeeding Counselling Programmes: New tools for implementation learn more >>
  • 4 August, 2021 | Human Resources for Care of Small and Sick Newborns: The role OF Midwives and Nurses in Protecting, Promoting, and Supporting Breastfeeding hosted by the Care of Small and Sick Newborn CoP learn more >>
  • 5 August, 2021 | USAID Advancing Nutrition Webinar: Not Just Mom’s Job: USAID Invests in Breastfeeding Around the World learn more >

Communities of Practice

Explore a curated list of maternal and newborn health-focused communities of practice (CoPs) on the AlignMNH CoP page. Join a CoP to share, debate, and discuss knowledge, evidence, and experiences.

Resource Library

The resource library provides a centralized location for sharing the most up-to-date best practices, guidelines, and technical advocacy tools in an inclusive manner. The AlignMNH Guiding Principles for Content Selection provides a framework to ensure that resources align with AlignMNH’s mission, goal, and core values.

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New Guidance: Updated WHO Recommendations on the Prevention and Treatment of Maternal Peripartum Infections

AlignMNH Guiding Principles for Content Selection

The AlignMNH online platform follows key guiding principles for content selection. The guiding principles are as follows:

1. Content aligns with AlignMNH mission, goal, and core values. Content:
a. Is respectful towards all individuals, groups, organizations, governments or other named entities.
b. Does not promote or sell goods or products, or attempt to solicit funding.
c. Promotes open and constructive dialogue about success, challenges, and implementation realities.

2. Content fits within AlignMNH technical and cross-cutting content areas. Topics will vary by country context, including, but not limited to:
a. Cross-cutting thematic areas such as Clinical Service Delivery; Experience of Care/Quality of Care; Data Measurement, and Evidence; Health Workforce.
b. Prevention and management of the leading causes of maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity and stillbirths, along the continuum of care.

3. Content strives to include diverse voices and perspectives.

4. Content is technically sound. It is in line with best practice guidance for a given technical area, or provides credible new or promising evidence to further a relevant MNH area of inquiry.

5. Content type may include research, practice guidelines, publications, promising practices, case studies, experience-sharing/ lessons learned, implementation guidance, published manuscripts, and educational materials that meet other selection criteria outlined in this guidance. It may also include personal stories or testimonials and opinion pieces/ commentaries that align with technically sound guidance/ approaches.

6. Content meets minimum accessibility requirements including accessible on all kinds of devices including phones, tablets, and desktop computers, section 508 compliant , on a secure webpage (https), and open to the public or free membership without a hard pay wall.

For most of the content in the Knowledge Hub, we will link directly to resources on partner websites in order to amplify their work and avoid duplication of existing resources.