Maternal, newborn and child health: global challenges and opportunities
- At: 2011 FIP Congress in Hyderabad (India)
- Type: Presentation
- By: SHETH, Prafull (FIP, New Delhi, India)
Each year around 8.8 million children under 5 die of preventable causes. Pneumonia, diarhhoea and malaria together account for 41% and under-nutrition contributes to more than one third of child deaths. About 40% child deaths occur during the neonatal period. 350,000 women die annually from preventable complications related to pregnancy and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.