Sub-Saharan Africa’s mothers, newborns, and children: Where and why do they die?
Author(s)/Editor(s): Kinney MV, Kerber KJ, Black RE, Cohen B, Nkrumah F, Coovadia H, Nampala PM, Lawn JE
Publisher/Organizer: PLoS Medicine
Publication date: June 2010
Number of pages: 9
This paper is the first of two in a PLoS Medicine series on maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) in sub-Saharan Africa, along with three related essays providing critical commentary [5–8]. The papers are based on a report entitled ‘‘Science in Action: Saving the Lives of Africa’s Mothers, Newborns, and Children,’’ which was developed for the annual meeting of the African Science Academy Development Initiative in Accra, Ghana, in November 2009.