The State of the World’s Children 2009: Maternal and Newborn Health

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Author: UNICEF
Price: US $25.00
No. of pages: 158
Publication date: December 2008
Publisher: UNICEF
English French Spanish
ISBN: 978-92-806-4318-3
Sales no.: E.09.XX.1

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The State of the World’s Children 2009 examines the current state of maternal and neonatal health, explores the fundamentals of a supportive environment for mothers and newborns, and outlines ways to strengthen efforts in support of primary health care. The report highlights the importance of establishing a continuum of maternal and newborn care framework and the imperative of strengthening health systems and working together. Africa and Asia are a key focus of this report, which complements the previous year’s issue on child survival.



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