Low Income Countries

Joy E. Lawn, Hannah Blencowe, Robert Pattinson, Cynthia Stanton, Simon Cousens

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationStillbirth
Subtitle of host publicationPrediction, Prevention and Management
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781444337068
StatePublished - May 5 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • 1983 WHO, 8 million perinatal deaths-1996 who, stillbirth at 32 per 1,000
  • Counting stillbirths, inconsistent application of terminology-and confusion
  • Current global status for stillbirths-and where stillbirths occur
  • Low income countries-stillbirth visibility in global data and policy
  • Maternal conditions for stillbirths and neonatal deaths-ICD's codes for stillbirths
  • Neonatal deaths, rising-as per millennium development goals (mdgs)
  • Reducing deaths-information on causation, being critical
  • Registration data absence, need for-estimating global third-trimester stillbirth rates
  • Shiffman's framework, factors-shaping low visibility, political priority for stillbirths
  • Stillbirths, counting-as a policy and program priority

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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