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Key Newborn Health Research
Each year, Save the Children releases its annual report: State of the World's Mothers. This 14th annual report highlights newborn health - which countries are doing the best – and which are doing the worst – at preventing newborn deaths. You can download the full report in English andExecutive Summaries are available in multiple languages.
A new series of papers, published May 20th, 2014 in The Lancet, presents the clearest picture to date of progress and challenges in improving newborn survival around the world, and sets targets that must be achieved by 2030 in order to ensure every newborn has a healthy start.
The Innovative Treatment Regimens for Severe Infections in Young Infants Supplement in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal sets the stage for important new evidence that will bolster our fight against one of the top three causes of newborn deaths around the world, severe infections.
The Beyond Newborn Survival supplement in Pediatric Research, published by Nature, includes an editorial and six research articles presenting the first systematic estimates of impairment after neonatal morbidity
The Born Too Soon Supplement published in The Journal of Reproductive Health offers updated peer reviewed papers to the WHO Report "Born too soon: the global action report on preterm birth. Download the reports here.