Why are 4 million newborn babies dying each year?

Abstract

In the summer of 2003, The Lancet published five articles on child survival, written by the Bellagio Child Survival Group. These publications have had tangible effects. A Global Partnership for Child Survival secretariat is being established to assist the development and implementation of plans to reduce child deaths in 42 countries that account for 90% of deaths in those younger than 5 years of age. Two national meetings, in Ethiopia and Cambodia, have been held to discuss strategies …

Citation

Lawn, J.E.; Cousens, S.; Bhutta, Z.A.; Darmstadt, G.L.; Martines, J.; Paul, V.; Knippenberg, R.; Fogstadt, H.; Shetty, P.; Horton, A. Why are 4 million newborn babies dying each year? Lancet (2004) 364 (9432) 399-401. [DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(04)16783-4]

Why are 4 million newborn babies dying each year?

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