Stillbirths: Where? When? Why? How to make the data count?

@article{Lawn2011StillbirthsWW,
  title={Stillbirths: Where? When? Why? How to make the data count?},
  author={J. Lawn and H. Blencowe and R. Pattinson and S. Cousens and for The Lancet's Stillbirths Series steering committee},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2011},
  volume={377},
  pages={1448-1463}
}
Despite increasing attention and investment for maternal, neonatal, and child health, stillbirths remain invisible-not counted in the Millennium Development Goals, nor tracked by the UN, nor in the Global Burden of Disease metrics. At least 2·65 million stillbirths (uncertainty range 2·08 million to 3·79 million) were estimated worldwide in 2008 (≥1000 g birthweight or ≥28 weeks of gestation). 98% of stillbirths occur in low-income and middle-income countries, and numbers vary from 2·0 per 1000… CONTINUE READING
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