Like many public health problems, neonatal mortality is the most obvious consequence of other underlying causes, many of them structural, that reflect poverty and inequity in society. To a greater or lesser degree, the countries of the region have been adopting a series of health sector interventions aimed at improving the health of newborns and reducing neonatal mortality. For example: wider health coverage, skilled care in childbirth, breast feeding, and vaccination, among others.
Scientific and technical material: Newborn health
- A multi-country, cross-sectional observational study of retinopathy of prematurity in Latin America and the Caribbean
- Evidence based interventions for neonatal care in IMCI: Second edition