Strategy for Infant and Young Child
Health Assembly (WHA) and UNICEF adopted
the Global Strategy,which
sets five additional targets: national
policy on infant and young child feeding,
community outreach, information support,
infant feeding in difficult circumstances
and monitoring and evaluation.
Neonatal Survival Series:
The goal of the Lancet Neonatal Survival Series
is to provide information that will affect policy
globally. The papers also provide a framework
for practical action in countries so that these
interventions reach families in greatest need.
New information is given regarding critical
factors related to neonatal deaths, where and
why newborns die and assessments of the effectiveness
and costs of interventions for newborn care.
Practical steps are given to strengthen health
care now in countries such as Ethiopia where
135,000 babies die every year, yet only 5 percent
of women have a skilled care attendant during