Kangaroo Mother Care Learning Portal

With the Kangaroo Mother Care Method we save lives around the world. You can be part of it!

This method, which was started and developed in Colombia by healthcare professionals, has been recognized worldwide by Cochrane Library due to its contribution in reducing worldwide infant morbidity and mortality rates. The Kangaroo Mother Care Method has challenged traditional childcare practices related to premature or low-weight infants at birth; has allowed parents to recover their prominent role within the physical and emotional recovery process of their children, and it has made neonatology a more humane practice.

This Educational Portal has been designed for healthcare professionals certified in the knowledge and practice of the Kangaroo Mother Care Method whose common interest is to contribute adequately and rapidly to spreading the method worldwide by participating in the education of their colleagues. In this site you will find educational tools to achieve this.

If you have not yet been certified, we invite you to become part of this important virtual community, writing through the “Contact” link, to keep you informed and updated. Colombia and the world need people like you with a high degree of sensitivity toward these fragile children.

UPDATES

GSK and Save the Children Healthcare Innovation Award 2016


We have great news that we wanted to share with you:   it have been launched the 2016 Healthcare Innovation Award and applications are open.
 
Knowing how important was to our organisation to win the 2013  award, we want to share this award opportunity with you.

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The Eleventh International Conference on Kangaroo Mother Care

The Eleventh International Conference on Kangaroo Mother Care that will be held in Trieste, Italy. The Workshop will take place on 14 and 15 november followed by the Congress on 16 and 17 november 2016.

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The Kangaroo Foundation, received the price Alas BID for the Best Innovation 2015.

On November 10, in Washington, Dr. Nathalie Charpak, Director of Kangaroo Foundation in Colombia has received from the Director of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) the Alas IDB Prize for Best Innovation for the care of young children.
This year, over 1,200 nominations were considered for this recognition and for Best Publication, Best Educator, Best Innovation and Best Education Center, the last category was winning or the Foundation.


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