Senegal has seen dramatic reductions in maternal mortality while neonatal mortality continues to be a major challenge for the country—a challenge that is being addressed by the introduction of the Kangaroo Method into Senagalese hospitals and clinics.
“In Senegal, reported maternal mortality has decreased from 1200 to 400 deaths per 100,000 live births between 1990 and 2005. But despite these improvements, neonatal mortality remains high – 35 out of 1,000 children die in the first 28 days of life…”
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