Community-based intervention packages for reducing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality and improving neonatal outcomes.

@article{Lassi2010CommunitybasedIP,
  title={Community-based intervention packages for reducing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality and improving neonatal outcomes.},
  author={Zohra S Lassi and Batool Azra Haider and Zulfiqar A Bhutta},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2010},
  volume={11},
  pages={
          CD007754
        }
}
BACKGROUND While maternal, infant and under-five child mortality rates in developing countries have declined significantly in the past two to three decades, newborn mortality rates have reduced much more slowly. While it is recognised that almost half of the newborn deaths can be prevented by scaling up evidence-based available interventions such as tetanus toxoid immunisation to mothers; clean and skilled care at delivery; newborn resuscitation; exclusive breastfeeding; clean umbilical cord… CONTINUE READING

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