We are delighted to post our first report on the project, Preventing Newborn Hypothermia In Afghanistan. We are grateful to those that have kick-started this project’s fund - thank you! In mid-February, Embrace met with the Afghan team in San Francisco, who will be training doctors, midwives, nurses and mothers in Kabul on how to use the warmers. After the training, the team travelled to Afghanistan where they are currently doing further assessment on a number of hospitals to identify the best site to launch the program. Our partner (in Aghanistan) is currently meeting with hospital administrators, doctors, and other key-stakeholders to introduce the Embrace program. Additionally, the warmers have arrived in Kabul for our launch. We are also in the process of hiring a local site manager who will help with program implementation and training. The site manager and our team will:
We are so excited and hope you continue to be a part of our mission of giving all infants an equal chance for a healthy life. Thank you for helping us spread the warmth!
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