Under-estimation of maternal and perinatal mortality revealed by an enhanced surveillance system: enumerating all births and deaths in Pakistan

Abstract Background Reliable and timely data on maternal and neonatal mortality is required to implement health interventions, monitor progress, and evaluate health programs at national and sub-national levels. In most South Asian countries, including Pakistan, vital civil registration and health in...

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Main Authors: Jasim Anwar, Siranda Torvaldsen, Mohamud Sheikh, Richard Taylor
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-04-01
Series:BMC Public Health
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12889-018-5363-3