This article reports in Spanish language, the results of a survey carried out in three representative regions of Chile on the incidence, methods and causes of abortions, which are serious public health problems.
Each year approximately 15 million babies are born prematurely. This is more than one in 10 of all babies born around the world. All newborns are vulnerable, but preterm babies are acutely so. Many require special care and treatment simply to remain alive. Newborn deaths — those in the first month of life — account… Read more
For most families the birth of a baby is a time of great happiness and celebration, but every year in low income countries an estimated one million mothers and babies die owing to unhygienic environments and practices at the time of birth in health facilities. By giving women access to simple, low cost, interventions during… Read more