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State of World's Children Report 2009


The State of the World’s Children 2009 presents global and country specific data on the current situation of children. The theme of the 2009 report is maternal and newborn health, a critical area of focus for Bangladesh in its effort to reach Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5.

The report analyses various the factors that contribute to maternal and neonatal death and examines the best practices for reducing mortality rates. It emphasizes a number of key issues for improved maternal and newborn heath, including a supportive environment for mothers and babies, the establishment of a continuum of care through strengthened health systems, and early identification of the risks and opportunities for improved survival. Cases studies and examples from Bangladesh feature.



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