Global call to action on preventable stillbirths

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dc.contributor.author Munro, Deirdre
dc.contributor.author Murphy, Margaret M.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-05T14:55:23Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-05T14:55:23Z
dc.date.issued 2016-03
dc.identifier.citation Munro, D. and Murphy, M. (2016) 'Global call to action on preventable stillbirths', World of Irish Nursing and Midwifery, 24 (2), p. 58. en
dc.identifier.volume 24 en
dc.identifier.issued 2 en
dc.identifier.startpage 58 en
dc.identifier.endpage 58 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/8021
dc.description.abstract Margaret Murphy, a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the International Stillbirth Alliance, shares her experience working on this call for global action with Deirdre Munro: Despite advances in maternity care, babies still die around the time of their birth. There are an estimated 2.6 million stillbirths annually across the globe, of which 98% occur in low-income and middle- income countries. A high number of these deaths are preventable, with half of all stillbirths (1.3 million) occurring during labour and birth. Most result from preventable conditions such as maternal infections (most commonly syphilis and malaria), non-communicable diseases and obstetric complications. In high income countries stillbirth occurring during labour is a rare event with 90% of deaths occurring antenatally. Many stillbirths are preventable with high quality antenatal and intrapartum care. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher MedMedia Ltd. en
dc.relation.uri https://www.inmo.ie/WIN_2016
dc.rights © 2016 MedMedia Ltd. en
dc.subject Stillbirth en
dc.subject Adverse pregnancy outcomes en
dc.subject Preventable stillbirths en
dc.subject Scientific Advisory Committee of the International Stillbirth Alliance en
dc.subject Global Village Midwives en
dc.title Global call to action on preventable stillbirths en
dc.type Article (non peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Margaret Murphy, Nursing & Midwifery, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: mgt.murphy@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2019-06-04T10:00:55Z
dc.description.version Published Version en
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dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle World of Irish Nursing and Midwifery en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress mgt.murphy@ucc.ie en


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