Ending Newborn Deaths

In 2012, 2.9 million babies died within 28 days of being born: two out of every five child deaths. Of these, 1 million babies died within 24 hours, their first – and only – day of life. This report sets out an agenda to tackle the crisis and identifies the essential interventions around birth that a properly skilled midwife or other trained health worker can deliver to save newborn lives and prevent stillbirths during labour.

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