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July 7, 2013: Born Too Small: National and regional estimates of babies born small for gestational age. Healthy Newborn Network Blog on new article in Lancet Global Health

June 25, 2013: Introducing the Lancet Global Health

May 7: Why Should We Care About Measuring Coverage of Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Interventions? Speaking of Medicine, PLOS MED.

May 7: Are Health Interventions Reaching Women and Children in the Developing World?  Impatient Optimist

May 7: Save the Date: Can We Do Better? Measuring Coverage in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health 

June 14: Researchers Outline Plan to End Preventable Child Deaths in a Generation 

May 12: Healthy Newborn Network Blog Features CHERG Data 

May 2, 2013: Born Too Soon: The Global Action Report on Preterm Birth

May 11, 2012: Pneumonia and Preterm Birth Complications Are the Leading Causes of Childhood Death  

April 28, 2011: Read Healthy Newborn Network Blog about new LiST capabilities 

April 13, 2011: Stillbirth Data Analysis Added to Lives Saved Tool

Recent publications

Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality: an updated systematic analysis for 2010 with time trends since 2000. The Lancet. May 11, 2012. 

BMC Public Health special issue: Technical inputs, enhancements and applications of the Lives Saved Tool (LiST). BMC Public Health, 11(Suppl 3). 13 April 2011.  

Progress and barriers for the control of diarrhoeal disease. The Lancet. 3 July 2010; 376 (9734): 63-67.Santosham, Mathuram, Aruna Chandran, Sean Fitzwater, Christa Fischer-Walker, Abdullah H Baqui, and Robert Black.

Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2008: a systematic analysis.The Lancet (online), 12 May 2010. Robert E Black, Simon Cousens, Hope L Johnson, Joy E Lawn, Igor Rudan, Diego G Bassani, Prabhat Jha, Harry Campbell, Christa Fischer Walker, Richard Cibulskis, Thomas Eisele, Li Liu, Colin Mathers, for the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group of WHO and UNICEF

International Journal of Epidemiology special issue on the development and use of the Lives Saved Tool (LiST), April 2010. 

Roca-Feltrer A, Carneiro I, Armstrong Schellenberg JRM. Estimates of the burden of malaria morbidity in Africa in children under the age of 5 years.Tropical Medicine and International Health 2008; 13:771-83.

Rudan I, Boschi-Pinto C, Bloglav Z, Mulholland KE, Campbell H. The Epidemiology and aetiology of childhood pneumonia. Bull World Health Organ 2008; 86:408-16.

Examination of Child in Benin

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Global Child Mortality: Estimates of Levels and Causes for 2000-2010

New Publications 
Born Too Small: National and regional estimates of babies born small for gestational age. Healthy Newborn Network Blog on new article in Lancet Global Health

PLOS Med Collection: Measuring Coverage in Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health
 

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Lives Saved Tool in 2013: BMC Public Health Special Issue 

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