News tagged with neonatal mortality

Neonatal intensive care units critical to infant survival

Very low birthweight and very preterm infants are more likely to die if they are not born at hospitals with neonatal intensive care units specially equipped to care for seriously ill newborns, in contrast to similar babies ...

Sep 01, 2010
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Drugs that save infants' lives

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Sydney have found the combined intake of iron-folic acid supplements with World Health Organisation (WHO)-endorsed anti-malarial drugs during pregnancy could ...

Jul 22, 2010
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Women's group support can improve birth outcomes

Community support groups can reduce neonatal mortality, and lower rates of maternal depression-provided that the population coverage is wide enough and the programmes are appropriately designed. These are ...

Mar 07, 2010
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