John Zip Lehnus, a writer in San Francisco, recently spoke with Sarah Chynoweth, Vice President of Health, and Alejandra Villalobos, Chief Development and Communications Officer, about Thrive’s Newborn Health Program. This post was originally published on Medium.
Most babies come into the world well equipped to cope with their new setting. Their lungs are primed to start breathing air, and to cry loudly. They wear a thick padding of baby fat to insulate against the relatively Arctic conditions outside the womb….
At the heart of our programs are strong partnerships with government, private sector, civil society groups, and local communities. We also implement learning and feedback strategies to strengthen our approaches to promoting gender and socially inclusive WASH practices in our partner communities.