How many child deaths can we prevent this year?

  title={How many child deaths can we prevent this year?},
  author={G. Jones and R. Steketee and R. Black and Z. Bhutta and The Bellagio Child Survival Study Group},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • G. Jones, R. Steketee, +2 authors The Bellagio Child Survival Study Group
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine, Geography
  • The Lancet
  • This is the second of five papers in the child survival series. The first focused on continuing high rates of child mortality (over 10 million each year) from preventable causes: diarrhoea, pneumonia, measles, malaria, HIV/AIDS, the underlying cause of undernutrition, and a small group of causes leading to neonatal deaths. We review child survival interventions feasible for delivery at high coverage in low-income settings, and classify these as level 1 (sufficient evidence of effect), level 2… CONTINUE READING
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