Affiliation: World Health Organization
- Ongoing trials of simplified antibiotic regimens for the treatment of serious infections in young infants in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa: implications for policyFabian Esamai
Department of Child Health and Paediatrics, School of Medicine, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:S46-9. 2013..Previous research in Bangladesh and India demonstrated that treatment outside hospitals may be possible...
- Efficacy of early neonatal vitamin A supplementation in reducing mortality during infancy in Ghana, India and Tanzania: study protocol for a randomized controlled trialRajiv Bahl
Department of Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Trials 13:22. 2012....
- Research priorities to reduce global mortality from newborn infections by 2015Rajiv Bahl
Department of Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:S43-8. 2009..Appropriately targeted research is required to guide investment in effective interventions, especially in low resource settings. Setting global priorities for research to address neonatal infections is essential and urgent...
- Infant feeding patterns and risks of death and hospitalization in the first half of infancy: multicentre cohort studyRajiv Bahl
Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 83:418-26. 2005..To determine the association of different feeding patterns for infants (exclusive breastfeeding, predominant breastfeeding, partial breastfeeding and no breastfeeding) with mortality and hospital admissions during the first half of infancy...
- An innovative multipartner research program to address detection, assessment and treatment of neonatal infections in low-resource settingsShamim Ahmad Qazi
Department of Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:S3-6. 2013....
- Setting research priorities to reduce global mortality from preterm birth and low birth weight by 2015Rajiv Bahl
Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland Equal authors contributions Staff of the World Health Organization
J Glob Health 2:10403. 2012..This paper aims to identify health research priorities that could improve the rate of progress in reducing global neonatal mortality from preterm birth and low birth weight (PB/LBW), as set out in the UN's Millennium Development Goal 4...
- Why is continuum of care from home to health facilities essential to improve perinatal survival?Rajiv Bahl
Department of Child and Adolescent and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Semin Perinatol 34:477-85. 2010..Information on the effectiveness of strategies in different settings, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, cost-effectiveness and sustainability are particularly needed and should be gathered in future studies...
- Limited progress in increasing coverage of neonatal and child-health interventions in Africa and AsiaCynthia Boschi-Pinto
Newborn and Child Health and Development Team, Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
J Health Popul Nutr 27:755-62. 2009....
- Neonatal survival: a call for actionJose Martines
Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 365:1189-97. 2005..International donors and leaders of developing countries should be held accountable for meeting their commitments and increasing resources...
- Moving beyond essential interventions for reduction of maternal mortality (the WHO Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health): a cross-sectional studyJoao Paulo Souza
UNDP UNFPA UNICEF WHO Word Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 381:1747-55. 2013....
- Maternal and perinatal health research priorities beyond 2015: an international survey and prioritization exerciseJoao Paulo Souza
UNDP UNFPA UNICEF WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction HRP, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Reprod Health 11:61. 2014..Maternal-health related targets are falling short of the 2015 Millennium Development Goals and a post-2015 Development Agenda is emerging. In connection with this, setting global research priorities for the next decade is now required...