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Maternal, newborn and child health: global challenges and opportunities

  • In: F4 - Report of the WG on Maternal, Newborn and Children Health on Tuesday, 6 September 2011, 14:00-17:00
  • At: Hyderabad (India) (2011)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: SHETH, Prafull (FIP, New Delhi, India)
  • Abstract:

    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


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