TITLE

Global reductions in newborn and maternal deaths remain low

AUTHOR(S)
Webster, Paul Christopher
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, pE716
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that two health researchers including Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and Robert Black mention the deaths of millions of children and mothers during childbirth have been largely overlooked in developing countries. They made this statement at the International Health Economics Association in Toronto, Ontario, held on July 10. They inform that substantial progress has been made globally on aspects of child and maternal survival, malnutrition prevention and malaria treatment.
ACCESSION #
67137226

 

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