Simple and safe: preventing preterm birth with aspirin

This commentary was originally published in The Lancet By Julie A Quinlivan   Preterm birth is one of the most common causes of death and disability in children in high-income and low-income countries around the world. Wealthy nations have targeted the problem with expensive interventions, including ultrasounds of the cervical...

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India needs neonatal transport

This blog was originally published by the Deccan Herald By Vidheya Venkatesh India witnessed 25 million births in a year, and has seen a slow decline in neonatal mortality rate in the last few years. With this sluggish advancement, the country has not been able to achieve its millennium development...

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Closing the practice-to-outcome gap: lessons from the BetterBirth study

This blog was originally published as a commentary in The Lancet Global Health here. In the struggle to achieve Sustainable Development Goals of reducing maternal and neonatal mortality, the focus of health-care providers has always been to target childbirth and the first 24 h that follow, as nearly half of...

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