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 …
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?