Neonatologists urge national plan to improve infant mortality rates

Eggertson, Laura
April 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/20/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 7, pE277
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the need for improvement in infant mortality rates in Canada. It states that the neonatologists have urged to improve the infant mortality rates. According to Shoo Lee, head of the Canadian Neonatal Network, an infant mortality initiative should be established by the federal government. The article states that the reasons for higher mortality rates are poverty and difficulty in accessing healthcare. It mentions about the social policies that should be adopted by Canada.


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