Report on an international workshop on kangaroo mother care: lessons learned and a vision for the future

@inproceedings{Cattaneo2018ReportOA,
  title={Report on an international workshop on kangaroo mother care: lessons learned and a vision for the future},
  author={Annamaria Cattaneo and Adidja Amani and Nathalie Charpak and Socorro De Leon-Mendoza and Sarah G Moxon and Somashekhar Marutirao Nimbalkar and Giorgio Tamburlini and Julieta Villegas and Anne-Marie Bergh},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2018}
}
BackgroundGlobally, complications of prematurity are the leading cause of death in children under five. Preterm infants who survive their first month of life are at greater risk for various diseases and impairments in infancy, childhood and later life, representing a heavy social and economic burden for families, communities and health and social systems. Kangaroo mother care (KMC) is recommended as a beneficial and effective intervention for improving short- and long-term preterm birth… CONTINUE READING
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