Born Too Soon: The Global Action Report on Preterm Birth

2 MAY 2012 - NEW YORK


Contributors to Born Too Soon

Editors

  • Christopher Howson, March of Dimes, United States
  • Joy Lawn, Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa
  • Mary Kinney,Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa

Author teams (by chapter)

Chapter 1. Preterm birth matters

  • Christopher Howson, March of Dimes, United States
  • Mary Kinney, Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa
  • Joy Lawn, Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa

Chapter 2. 15 million preterm births

  • Hannah Blencowe, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
  • Simon Cousens, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
  • Doris Chou, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Mikkel Z. Oestergaard, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Laly Say, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Ann-Beth Moller, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Mary Kinney, Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa
  • Joy Lawn, Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa

Chapter 3. Care before and between pregnancy

  • Sohni Dean, Aga Khan University, Division of Women and Child Health, Pakistan
  • Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Aga Khan University, Division of Women and Child Health, Pakistan and Canada
  • Elizabeth Mary Mason, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Christopher Howson, March of Dimes, USA
  • Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Zohra S. Lassi, Aga Khan University, Division of Women and Child Health, Pakistan
  • Ayesha Imam, Aga Khan University, Division of Women and Child Health, Pakistan

Chapter 4. Care during pregnancy and childbirth

  • Jennifer Requejo, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
  • Mario Merialdi, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Fernando Althabe, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Argentina
  • Matthais Keller, University Hospital, Essen Germany
  • Joanne Katz, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
  • Ramkumar Menon, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, USA

Chapter 5. Care for the preterm baby

  • Joy Lawn, Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa
  • Ruth Davidge, PMB Metro, NNASA (Neonatal Nurses Association of Southern Africa), South Africa
  • Vinod Paul, All India Institute for Medical Sciences, India
  • Severin von Xylander, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Joseph de Graft Johnson, MCHIP, USA
  • Anthony Costello, University College, London UK
  • Mary Kinney, Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa
  • Joel Segre, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
  • Elizabeth Molyneux, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital/Malawi Medical School, Malawi

Chapter 6. Actions: everyone has a role to play

  • Mary Kinney, Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa
  • Christopher Howson, March of Dimes, United States
  • Joy Lawn, Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa
  • Eve Lackritz, Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth, an Initiative of Seattle Children's, USA
  • Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Aga Khan University, Division of Women and Child Health, Pakistan and Canada
  • Hannah Blencowe, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
  • Sohni Dean, Aga Khan University,,Division of Women and Child Health,,Pakistan
  • Jennifer Requejo, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,,USA
Technical review team
  • José Belizán (chair), Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Argentina
  • Elizabeth Mary Mason (chair), World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Anthony Costello, University College, London UK
  • Andres de Francisco, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Switzerland
  • Mark Klebanoff, The Ohio State University, Nationwide, USA
  • Silke Mader, EFCNI-European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants, Germany
  • Jeff Murray, University of Iowa, USA
  • Pius Okong, Uganda Christian University, Uganda
  • Carmencita Padilla, Institute of Human Genetics / National Institutes of Health / University of the Philippines, Manila Philippines
  • Robert Pattinson, Medical Research Council, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Vinod Paul, All India Institute for Medical Sciences, India
  • Craig Rubens, Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth, an initiative of Seattle Children's USA
  • Andrew Serazin, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
  • Catherine Spong, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, USA
  • Antoinette Tshefu, School of Public Health, University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Rexford Widmer, Rural Health, GE Healthcare, Singapore
  • Khalid Yunis, American University of Beirut Medical Centre, Lebanon
  • Nanbert Zhong, Institute for Basic Research in Development and Peking University Center of Medical Genetics, China

Other contributors

Data analyses (in alphabetical order) – three groups (preterm birth rates, cause of death and mortality goal)

  • Joy Lawn (coordinator), Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa
  • Authors of Chapter 2
  • Robert Black, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. USA
  • Sarah Cairns-Smith, Boston Consulting Group, USA
  • Erica Corbett, Independent Consultant, Rwanda
  • Ingrid Friberg, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
  • Jim Larson, Boston Consulting Group, USA
  • Li Liu, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
  • Alex Misono, Boston Consulting Group, USA
  • Sarah Rohde, Independent Consultant, South Africa
  • Trish Stroman, Boston Consulting Group, USA
  • Chetan Tadvalkar, Boston Consulting Group, USA
  • Neff Walker, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

Messaging and communications (in alphabetical order)

  • Sarah Alexander, Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth, an initiative of Seattle Children's, USA
  • Wendy Christian, Save the Children, USA
  • Monika Gutestam (social media coordinator), Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, USA
  • Lily Kak, USAID, USA
  • Kate Kerber, Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa
  • Michele King, March of Dimes, USA
  • Mary Kinney (messaging coordinator), Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa
  • Joy Lawn (coordinator), Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, South Africa
  • Olivia Lawe-Davies, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Lori McDougall (coordinator), Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Switzerland
  • Jane McElligott, Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Switzerland
  • Jo Ann Paradis (social media coordinator), Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children US, USA
  • Anita Sharman, UN Foundation, USA
  • Douglas Staples, March of Dimes, USA
  • Colleen Sutton, Save the Children, USA

Group coordination (in alphabetical order)

  • Rachel Diamond, March of Dimes, USA
  • Stephen Nurse-Findlay, Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Switzerland

Support (in alphabetical order)

  • Flavia Bustreo, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Jennifer Howse, March of Dimes, USA
  • Carolyn Miles, Save the Children
  • Carole Presern, Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Switzerland

Other support and review (in alphabetical order)

  • Janis Biermann, March of Dimes, USA
  • Harendra de Silva, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Sherin Devaskar, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Uday Devaskar, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Enrique Gadow, Center for Medical Education and Clinical Investigation, CEMIC, Argentina
  • Mary Giammarino, March of Dimes, USA
  • Angela Gold, March of Dimes, USA
  • Metin Gülemzoglu, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Jay Iams, Ohio State University, USA
  • Michael Katz. March of Dimes, USA
  • Gustavo Leguizamón, Center for Medical Education and Clinical Investigation, CEMIC, Argentina
  • Bill Masto, March of Dimes, USA
  • Merry-K Moos, University of North Carolina, USA
  • Juan Nardin, Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales (CREP), Argentina
  • Wendy Prosser, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
  • Sonja Rasmussen, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
  • Mary-Elizabeth Reeve, March of Dimes, USA
  • Florance Rusciano, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Joe Leigh Simpson, March of Dimes, USA
  • Dolan Siobhan, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
  • Maria Regina Torloni, Sao Paulo Federal University and Brazilian Cochrane Centre, Brazil
  • Phyllis Williams-Thompson, March of Dimes, USA
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