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International Zinc Nutrition Consultative Group (IZiNCG) technical document #1. Assessment of the risk of zinc deficiency in populations and options for its control.
Chapter 1: Overview of Zinc Nutrition ............................................................................................................... S99 1.1 Biological functions of zincExpand
Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing
Unprecedented global forces are shaping the health and wellbeing of the largest generation of 10 to 24 year olds in human history. Population mobility, global communications, economic development,Expand
Every Newborn: progress, priorities, and potential beyond survival
In this Series paper, we review trends since the 2005 Lancet Series on Neonatal Survival to inform acceleration of progress for newborn health post-2015. On the basis of multicountry analyses andExpand
International standards for newborn weight, length, and head circumference by gestational age and sex: the Newborn Cross-Sectional Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project
BACKGROUND In 2006, WHO published international growth standards for children younger than 5 years, which are now accepted worldwide. In the INTERGROWTH-21(st) Project, our aim was to complement themExpand
Community participation: lessons for maternal, newborn, and child health
Primary health care was ratified as the health policy of WHO member states in 1978.(1) Participation in health care was a key principle in the Alma-Ata Declaration. In developing countries,Expand
Nurturing care: promoting early childhood development
The UN Sustainable Development Goals provide a historic opportunity to implement interventions, at scale, to promote early childhood development. Although the evidence base for the importance ofExpand
Mortality risk in preterm and small-for-gestational-age infants in low-income and middle-income countries: a pooled country analysis
BACKGROUND Babies with low birthweight (<2500 g) are at increased risk of early mortality. However, low birthweight includes babies born preterm and with fetal growth restriction, and not all theseExpand
Interventions to address deaths from childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea equitably: what works and at what cost?
Global mortality in children younger than 5 years has fallen substantially in the past two decades from more than 12 million in 1990, to 6·9 million in 2011, but progress is inconsistent betweenExpand
Neonatal resuscitation in low‐resource settings: What, who, and how to overcome challenges to scale up?
  • S. Wall, A. Lee, +8 authors J. Lawn
  • Medicine
  • International journal of gynaecology and…
  • 1 October 2009
Each year approximately 10 million babies do not breathe immediately at birth, of which about 6 million require basic neonatal resuscitation. The major burden is in low‐income settings, where healthExpand
Linking families and facilities for care at birth: What works to avert intrapartum‐related deaths?
Delays in receiving effective care during labor and at birth may be fatal for the mother and fetus, contributing to 2 million annual intrapartum stillbirths and intrapartum‐related neonatal deathsExpand