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Volume 15 Supplement 2

Every Woman, Every Newborn


Edited by Joy E. Lawn, Kim E. Dickson, Matthews Mathai and Sarah G. Moxon

Publication charges for this supplement were funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through a grant to US Fund for UNICEF (Grant ID: OPP1094117), and support from Save the Children's Saving Newborn Lives Programme. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare they have no competing interests.

  1. The Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) and Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality targets cannot be achieved without high quality, equitable coverage of interventions at and around the time of birth. This paper p...

    Authors: Kim E Dickson, Mary V Kinney, Sarah G Moxon, Joanne Ashton, Nabila Zaka, Aline Simen-Kapeu, Gaurav Sharma, Kate J Kerber, Bernadette Daelmans, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Matthews Mathai, Christabel Nyange, Martina Baye and Joy E Lawn
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S1
  2. Good outcomes during pregnancy and childbirth are related to availability, utilisation and effective implementation of essential interventions for labour and childbirth. The majority of the estimated 289,000 m...

    Authors: Gaurav Sharma, Matthews Mathai, Kim E Dickson, Andrew Weeks, G Justus Hofmeyr, Tina Lavender, Louise Tina Day, Jiji Elizabeth Mathews, Sue Fawcus, Aline Simen-Kapeu and Luc de Bernis
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S2
  3. Preterm birth complications are the leading cause of deaths for children under five years. Antenatal corticosteroids (ACS) are effective at reducing mortality and serious morbidity amongst infants born at <34 ...

    Authors: Grace Liu, Joel Segrè, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Matthews Mathai, Jeffrey M Smith, Jorge Hermida, Aline Simen-Kapeu, Pierre Barker, Mercy Jere, Edward Moses, Sarah G Moxon, Kim E Dickson, Joy E Lawn and Fernando Althabe
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S3
  4. An estimated two-thirds of the world's 2.7 million newborn deaths could be prevented with quality care at birth and during the postnatal period. Basic Newborn Care (BNC) is part of the solution and includes hy...

    Authors: Christabel Enweronu-Laryea, Kim E Dickson, Sarah G Moxon, Aline Simen-Kapeu, Christabel Nyange, Susan Niermeyer, France Bégin, Howard L Sobel, Anne CC Lee, Severin Ritter von Xylander and Joy E Lawn
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S4
  5. Preterm birth is now the leading cause of under-five child deaths worldwide with one million direct deaths plus approximately another million where preterm is a risk factor for neonatal deaths due to other cau...

    Authors: Linda Vesel, Anne-Marie Bergh, Kate J Kerber, Bina Valsangkar, Goldy Mazia, Sarah G Moxon, Hannah Blencowe, Gary L Darmstadt, Joseph de Graft Johnson, Kim E Dickson, Juan Gabriel Ruiz Peláez, Severin Ritter von Xylander and Joy E Lawn
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S5
  6. Around one-third of the world's 2.8 million neonatal deaths are caused by infections. Most of these deaths are preventable, but occur due to delays in care-seeking, and access to effective antibiotic treatment...

    Authors: Aline Simen-Kapeu, Anna C Seale, Steve Wall, Christabel Nyange, Shamim A Qazi, Sarah G Moxon, Mark Young, Grace Liu, Gary L Darmstadt, Kim E Dickson and Joy E Lawn
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S6
  7. Preterm birth is the leading cause of child death worldwide. Small and sick newborns require timely, high-quality inpatient care to survive. This includes provision of warmth, feeding support, safe oxygen ther...

    Authors: Sarah G Moxon, Joy E Lawn, Kim E Dickson, Aline Simen-Kapeu, Gagan Gupta, Ashok Deorari, Nalini Singhal, Karen New, Carole Kenner, Vinod Bhutani, Rakesh Kumar, Elizabeth Molyneux and Hannah Blencowe
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S7
  8. The Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP), launched in 2014, aims to end preventable newborn deaths and stillbirths, with national targets of ≤12 neonatal deaths per 1000 live births and ≤12 stillbirths per 1000 total...

    Authors: Sarah G Moxon, Harriet Ruysen, Kate J Kerber, Agbessi Amouzou, Suzanne Fournier, John Grove, Allisyn C Moran, Lara ME Vaz, Hannah Blencowe, Niall Conroy, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Joshua P Vogel, Barbara Rawlins, Rubayet Sayed, Kathleen Hill, Donna Vivio…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S8
  9. While there is widespread acknowledgment of the need for improved quality and quantity of information on births and deaths, there has been less movement towards systematically capturing and reviewing the cause...

    Authors: Kate J Kerber, Matthews Mathai, Gwyneth Lewis, Vicki Flenady, Jan Jaap HM Erwich, Tunde Segun, Patrick Aliganyira, Ali Abdelmegeid, Emma Allanson, Nathalie Roos, Natasha Rhoda, Joy E Lawn and Robert Pattinson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S9

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