How many child deaths can we prevent this year?

@article{Jones2003HowMC,
  title={How many child deaths can we prevent this year?},
  author={Gareth Jones and Richard W. Steketee and Robert E. Black and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and Saul S Morris},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2003},
  volume={362},
  pages={65-71}
}
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… Expand
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