Postnatal care: increasing coverage, equity, and quality.

  title={Postnatal care: increasing coverage, equity, and quality.},
  author={Emma Sacks and Etienne V Langlois},
  journal={The Lancet. Global health},
  volume={4 7},
As the Millennium Development Goals came to a close last year and we entered the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) era, the global health community took stock of accomplishments over the past decades and continuing challenges for the future. Despite impressive reductions in maternal and under-5 mortality rates, neonatal mortality reduction continues to lag behind. Neonates account for an increasing share of child deaths, now reaching almost half (45%) of the burden of under-5 mortality… CONTINUE READING
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