The latest issue of Seminars in Perinatology examines global perinatal health. This article reviews progress for newborn health globally, with a focus on the countries in which most deaths occur-what data do we have to guide accelerated efforts?
This paper is part of a PLoS Medicine cluster of articles discussing the current state of global health estimates and debating the way into the future.
The 2010 Summit Report summarizes the key discussions and impact of the 2010 Pacific Health Summit - Maternal and Newborn Health: The Crux of a Decent Humanity.
This policy brief summarizes the current state of knowledge on clean birth practices and the potential role for clean birth kits (CBK) in supporting these preventive practices and for saving lives.
Well-trained and highly motivated CHWs are critical for delivery of many community-based newborn care interventions. We investigated reasons for high rates of CHW attrition in Sylhet District in north-eastern Bangladesh.
The "Global Report on Preterm Birth and Stillbirth: The foundation for innovative solutions and improved outcomes" provides a comprehensive assessment of what is known, what needs to be known and what can be done to improve pregnancy outcomes.
This article is part of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth supplement "Stillbirths - the global picture and evidence-based solutions"
The main objective of this report is to provide a more comprehensive understanding of newborn survival and health in Nigeria...
This report from Pakistan assesses how mothers, household decision makers and community members perceive common causes of newborn death: neonatal sepsis, low birthweight and birth asphyxia...