Clean birth and postnatal care practices to reduce neonatal deaths from sepsis and tetanus: a systematic review and Delphi estimation of mortality effect.


Blencowe, H; Cousens, S; Mullany, LC; Lee, AC; Kerber, K; Wall, S; Darmstadt, GL; Lawn, JE; (2011) Clean birth and postnatal care practices to reduce neonatal deaths from sepsis and tetanus: a systematic review and Delphi estimation of mortality effect. BMC Public Health, 11 Suppl 3. S11. ISSN 1471-2458 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-S11

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Abstract

Annually over 520,000 newborns die from neonatal sepsis, and 60,000 more from tetanus. Estimates of the effect of clean birth and postnatal care practices are required for evidence-based program planning.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Research Centre: Centre for Maternal, Reproductive and Child Health (MARCH)
Tropical Epidemiology Group
PubMed ID: 21501428
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/857

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