Early Neonatal Mortality in India, 1990–2006

  title={Early Neonatal Mortality in India, 1990–2006},
  author={Chandan Kumar and P Singh and Rajesh Kumar Rai and Lucky Singh},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
The increased reach of health programs in India during the past few decades has contributed to a decline in postnatal mortality including infant and child mortality; however, reduction in neonatal mortality remained negligible. About seven out of ten neonatal deaths take place within a week after birth. The progress in reduction as well as dimension along which early neonatal mortality is patterned in India remains unclear. We examine the trend in early neonatal mortality and its possible… CONTINUE READING
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