Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Thermal protection of the newborn: a practical guide

World Health Organization, Maternal and Newborn Health/Safe Motherhood

Publication details

Number of pages: 64
Publication date: 1997
Languages: English, French
WHO reference number: WS 420 97TH (English); WS 420 97PR (French)



This is an illustrated guide that provides a basis on which managers and health-care providers can develop their own strategies and procedures for thermal protection and management of hypothermia and hyperthermia of newborn babies.