Improving Maternal and Newborn Survival through Community Intervention

Authored by: Tanja A.J. Houweling , Anthony Costello , David Osrin

Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health

Print publication date:  December  2010
Online publication date:  December  2010

Print ISBN: 9780415778480
eBook ISBN: 9780203832721
Adobe ISBN: 9781136838330


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This chapter discusses maternal and newborn mortality as key population health issues for the twenty-first century. The challenges and contentions illustrate major themes in global public health: measuring and addressing socio-economic inequalities, the balance between top-down and bottom-up approaches, the need for better data, and the importance of monitoring.

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