Maternal and Neonatal Health in East and South-East Asia

No. of pages: 37

Publication Date: 2006

Author: UNFPA

Publisher: UNFPA

ISBN: ISBN: 974-93632-6-4

This publication gives an overview of the situation of maternal and newborn health in the East and South East Asia region, with a focus on progress and the interventions needed to save women's and newborn's lives. There is now a clear evidence base of the priority interventions in maternal and newborn health which need to be in place to avert maternal and neonatal mortality in countries with limited resources.

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