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Infant mortality
14 years ago

I subscribe to Lancet, a British professional medical journal. This issue may be of interest to people concerned with childhood mortality:

Eight million children are either stillborn or die each year
within the first month of life. This figure never makes news.

The issue of child survival is a moral as well as a health
barometer of our times. The aim of the present Lancet series
(Neonatal Survival) is to erase the excuse of ignorance for
public and political inaction once and for all.

This series is the product of a partnership between scientists,
health workers, and journal editors. Together we can make a
difference to the lives of those who have no voice.

We believe that this is the most important public health
campaign we have taken part in for a generation. It is for this
reason that we are making this special issue available at no
cost to all 1.1 million registered users of

Simply click through this link:
to a digital edition of this entire 56 page special issue.
Please also feel free to forward this email to your colleagues.

Yours sincerely,

Richard Horton

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