Early Essential Newborn Care – Clinical Practice Pocket Guide

The Early Essential Newborn Care Pocket Guide was developed by the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific for introducing and scaling-up Early Essential Newborn Care. This step-by-step Guide is intended to provide a portable and practical summary of the up-to-date global evidence for newborn care focusing on the first hours and days of life, including infection prevention and control measures during COVID-19. This Guide can be used in all health-care settings by skilled birth attendants (‎midwives, nurses and doctors)‎ who care for newborns, also by managers to ensure all system measures are put in place for optimal quality of care.