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Volume 10 Supplement 1

Global report on preterm birth & stillbirth: the foundation for innovative solutions and improved outcomes


Edited by Craig E Rubens, Cesar G Victora, Michael G Gravett and Toni M Nunes. Guest Editor: Gordon CS Smith

Review and publication were supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth, an initiative of Seattle Children's.

  1. Content type: Review

    This is the first of seven articles from a preterm birth and stillbirth report. Presented here is an overview of the burden, an assessment of the quality of current estimates, review of trends, and recommendat...

    Authors: Joy E Lawn, Michael G Gravett, Toni M Nunes, Craig E Rubens and Cynthia Stanton

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10(Suppl 1):S1

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  2. Content type: Review

    Interventions directed toward mothers before and during pregnancy and childbirth may help reduce preterm births and stillbirths. Survival of preterm newborns may also be improved with interventions given durin...

    Authors: Fernando C Barros, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Maneesh Batra, Thomas N Hansen, Cesar G Victora and Craig E Rubens

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10(Suppl 1):S3

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  3. Content type: Review

    Efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to improve maternal and child health can be accelerated by addressing preterm birth and stillbirth. However, most global health stakeholders are unawa...

    Authors: Megan Sather, Anne-VĂ©ronique Fajon, Rachel Zaentz and Craig E Rubens

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10(Suppl 1):S5

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  4. Content type: Review

    Preterm birth and stillbirth are complex local and global health problems requiring an interdisciplinary approach and an international commitment. Stakeholders developed recommendations for a Global Action Age...

    Authors: Craig E Rubens, Michael G Gravett, Cesar G Victora and Toni M Nunes

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10(Suppl 1):S7

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