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Between 250,000-280,000 women die worldwide during pregnancy and childbirth each year and children in low- and middle-income countries are 56 times more likely to die before the age of 5 than children in high-income countries. This Editorial discusses the publishing of a supplement within Reproductive Health titled Essential interventions for maternal, newborn and child health which aims to provide a scientific basis to the recommended interventions along with implementation strategies and proposed packages of care.
Belizán, J. M., Salaria, N., Valanzasca, P., & Mbizvo, M. (2014, September 12). How can we improve the use of essential evidence-based interventions? Reproductive Health. BioMed Central Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1186/1742-4755-11-69