4 million neonatal deaths: When? Where? Why?

@article{Lawn20054MN,
  title={4 million neonatal deaths: When? Where? Why?},
  author={J. Lawn and S. Cousens and J. Zupan and for the Lancet Neonatal Survival Steering Team},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2005},
  volume={365},
  pages={891-900}
}
The proportion of child deaths that occurs in the neonatal period (38% in 2000) is increasing, and the Millennium Development Goal for child survival cannot be met without substantial reductions in neonatal mortality. Every year an estimated 4 million babies die in the first 4 weeks of life (the neonatal period). A similar number are stillborn, and 0.5 million mothers die from pregnancy-related causes. Three-quarters of neonatal deaths happen in the first week--the highest risk of death is on… Expand
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