Research Priorities for the Reduction of Perinatal and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality in Developing Country Communities

@article{Moss2002ResearchPF,
  title={Research Priorities for the Reduction of Perinatal and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality in Developing Country Communities},
  author={William Moss and G L Darmstadt and D. W. R. M. Marsh and Robert E. Black and Mathuram Santosham},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={22},
  pages={484-495}
}
Although post-neonatal and child mortality rates have declined dramatically in many developing countries in recent decades, neonatal mortality rates have remained relatively unchanged. Neonatal mortality now accounts for approximately two-thirds of the 8 million deaths in children less than 1 year of age, and nearly four-tenths of all deaths in children less than 5 years of age. Worldwide, 98% of all neonatal deaths occur in developing countries, mostly at home, and largely attributable to… CONTINUE READING
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