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Latest Perinatal mortality Stories

2013-03-04 23:08:54

Scoring methods commonly used to evaluate Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICU) are inconsistent.

2012-05-17 09:51:44

A new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) found that a simple checklist-based childbirth safety program dramatically improved adherence to essential childbirth care practices at a pilot hospital in south India.

2012-05-11 14:27:25

Induction of labor beyond 37 weeks of pregnancy can reduce perinatal mortality (death before, during or shortly after birth) without increasing caesarean section rates.

2012-03-07 13:41:49

In this week's PLoS Medicine, Abdullah Baqui from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA and colleagues systematically review studies describing newborn care-seeking behaviors by caregivers in low- and middle-income countries.

2012-02-29 12:28:38

Providing clean delivery kits and improving birthing practices could halve the number of neonatal deaths following home births in South Asia.

2012-02-29 10:35:21

Clean delivery kits combined with clean delivery practices could lead to substantial reductions in neonatal mortality in infants born at home.

2012-02-17 11:09:19

Canada's ranking in international child health indexes would dramatically improve if measurements were standardized.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.