Child Mortality Highlights China’s Urban-Rural Divide

China HNN Team

Pneumonia, birth asphyxia, and pre-term birth complications were the leading causes of death in children under 5, the researchers said in a paper published on Friday in the Lancet.

Tissue bank to study “invisible” stillbirths

US researchers have begun collecting tissue samples from thousands of pregnant women in an effort to learn what causes stillbirths

HEALTH: Addressing Preterm Births Crucial to Anti-Poverty Goals

HNN Team

Reducing the annual 13 million preterm births and 3.2 million stillbirths should be a global public health priority

When a stillborn is not

IRIN reports on a US-funded study that tracked 120,000 births in rural communities over two years to learn the impact of birth-attendant training on newborn survival.