Sexual and reproductive health

Thermal protection of the newborn

Practical guide

World Health Organization, Department of Reproductive Health and Research

Front cover

Publication details

Number of pages: 68
Publication date: 1997
Languages: English, French
Price: CHF 10.00 / US$ 12.00 - Developing countries: CHF 7.00
WHO reference number: WHO/RHT/MSM/97.2


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