Improving newborn infant health in developing countries
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Published by Imperial College Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Newborn infants -- Diseases -- Developing countries -- Prevention.,
  • Newborn infants -- Health and hygiene -- Developing countries.,
  • Medical care -- Developing countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, Anthony Costello, Dharma Manandhar.
ContributionsCostello, Anthony., Manandhar, Dharma.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRJ60.D44 I47 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 570 p. :
Number of Pages570
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22127648M
ISBN 101860940978

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WHO's Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health. Counselling for maternal and newborn health care. A handbook for building skills. Ending preventable child deaths from pneumonia and diarrhoea by The integrated Global Action Plan for Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD) Levels and trends in child mortality   Optimal thermal control of newborn infants in developing countries can be promoted by ensuring a warm environment for delivery in the home or hospital, drying the infant soon after birth, providing clean, dry clothing and blankets for mother and newborn, and keeping all newborns—including preterm infants—with the mother soon after :// Improving Newborn Survival in Low-Income Countries: Community-Based Approaches and Lessons from South Asia Neonatal mortality (0–28 d) now accounts for about two-thirds of global infant (0–1 y) Haws R. Community-based interventions for improving perinatal and neonatal health outcomes in developing countries: a review of the evidence ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxii, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Ch. 1. Current State of the Health of Newborn Infants in Developing Countries / Anthony Costello and Dharma Manandhar --Ch. Trends in Perinatal Health