Make every mother and child count: Key findings of the World Health Report 2005


Manuel, A., Matthews, Z. and Van Lerberghe, W. (2005) Make every mother and child count: Key findings of the World Health Report 2005. UN Chronicle, 66-68.

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Children are the future of society and mothers are guardians of that future. However, each year 3.3 million babies are stillborn, about 4 million die within 28 days of coming into the world and about 6.6 million children die before their fifth birthday. Maternal deaths also continue unabated--the annual total stands at 529,000 deaths--often sudden and unpredicted, which occur during pregnancy, at birth or shortly after. The irony is that these deaths are largely avoidable

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0251-7329 (print)
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Social Statistics
ePrint ID: 40943
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:26
Contact Email Address: Z.Matthews@soton.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/40943

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