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Keywords:

  • neonatal resuscitation;
  • Helping Babies Breathe;
  • global neonatal mortality;
  • Millennium Developmental Goals

ABSTRACT

Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) is an educational curriculum using the train-the-trainer model to teach neonatal resuscitation in resource limited areas. The purpose of this evidence-based program is to reduce global neonatal mortality by educating birth attendants to provide basic neonatal resuscitation. This program directly addresses the Millennium Developmental Goal #4 of reducing child mortality.