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dc.contributor.authorLassi, Z.en
dc.contributor.authorSalam, R.en
dc.contributor.authorDas, J.en
dc.contributor.authorBhutta, Z.en
dc.date.issued2014en
dc.identifier.citationReproductive Health, 2014; 11(Suppl. 1):S1-1-S1-7en
dc.identifier.issn1742-4755en
dc.identifier.issn1742-4755en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/96320-
dc.description.abstractWorldwide, 250,000-280,000 women die during pregnancy and childbirth every year and an estimated 6.55 million children die under the age of five. The majority of maternal deaths occur during or immediately after childbirth, while 43% of child death occurs during the first 28 days of life. However, the progress in limiting these has been slow and sporadic. In this supplement of five papers, we aim to systematically assess and summarize essential interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health from relevant systematic reviews. This paper is an introductory paper detailing the background and methodology used for grading interventions. The following three papers summarize the evidence on essential interventions for pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal (mother and neonatal) and child heath while the last paper describes the essential interventions as per the level of health care delivery and their proposed packages of care.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityZohra S Lassi, Rehana A Salam, Jai K Das and Zulfiqar A Bhuttaen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherBioMed Centralen
dc.rights© 2014 Lassi et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.en
dc.subjectMaternal health; newborn health; child health; essential interventions; mortalityen
dc.titleEssential interventions for maternal, newborn and child health: background and methodologyen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0030038045en
dc.identifier.doi10.1186/1742-4755-11-S1-S1en
dc.identifier.pubid218566-
pubs.library.collectionPaediatrics publicationsen
pubs.library.teamDS08en
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
dc.identifier.orcidLassi, Z. [0000-0002-5350-6334]en
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