Low-tech, high impact: care for premature neonates in a district hospital in Burundi. A way forward to decrease neonatal mortality

Death among premature neonates contributes significantly to neonatal mortality

Abstract

A retrospective study, using routine programme data of neonates (born at <32 weeks and 32–36 weeks of gestation), admitted to the NICU and/or KMC at Kabezi District Hospital.

This research was supported by the UK Department for International Development’s Operational Research Capacity Building Programme led by the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union)

Citation

Brigitte Ndelema, Rafael Van den Bergh , Marcel Manzi , Wilma van den Boogaard, Rose J. Kosgei Isabel Zuniga, Manirampa Juvenal, Anthony Reid (2016) Low-tech, high impact: care for premature neonates in a district hospital in Burundi. A way forward to decrease neonatal mortality . BMC Res Notes (2016) 9:28 DOI 10.1186/s13104-015-1666-y

Low-tech, high impact: care for premature neonates in a district hospital in Burundi. A way forward to decrease neonatal mortality

Published 16 January 2016