TITLE

Neonatologists urge national plan to improve infant mortality rates

AUTHOR(S)
Eggertson, Laura
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/20/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 7, pE277
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
50624498

 

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