Community-based interventions for improving perinatal and neonatal health outcomes in developing countries: a review of the evidence.

Feb 01, 2005 | by
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BACKGROUND: Infant and under-5 childhood mortality rates in developing countries have declined significantly in the past 2 to 3 decades. However, 2 critical indicators, maternal and newborn mortality, have hardly changed. World leaders at the United Nations Millennium Summit in September 2000 agreed on a critical goal to reduce deaths of children