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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, pp. 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

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Published date: 2005


Local EPrints ID: 40943
ISSN: 0251-7329
PURE UUID: 2ffd656b-5844-4367-88df-6bf6fcc5828e

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Date deposited: 12 Jul 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:33

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Author: A. Manuel
Author: Z. Matthews
Author: W. Van Lerberghe

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