Making stillbirths count, making numbers talk - Issues in data collection for stillbirths

  title={Making stillbirths count, making numbers talk - Issues in data collection for stillbirths},
  author={J. Fr{\o}en and S. Gordijn and H. Abdel-aleem and P. Bergsj{\o} and A. Betr{\'a}n and Charles W Duke and V. Fauveau and V. Flenady and S. G. Hinderaker and G. Hofmeyr and A. Jokhio and J. Lawn and P. Lumbiganon and M. Merialdi and R. Pattinson and A. Shankar},
  journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth},
  pages={58 - 58}
  • J. Frøen, S. Gordijn, +13 authors A. Shankar
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • BackgroundStillbirths need to count. They constitute the majority of the world's perinatal deaths and yet, they are largely invisible. Simply counting stillbirths is only the first step in analysis and prevention. From a public health perspective, there is a need for information on timing and circumstances of death, associated conditions and underlying causes, and availability and quality of care. This information will guide efforts to prevent stillbirths and improve quality of care… CONTINUE READING
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