Maternal Newborn and Child Health and Maternal Newborn and Child Health
Maternal Newborn and Child Health and Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS
Brazil and Brazil
Brazil and BrazilSEE LESS
Countries Implemented In
Perinatal asphyxic encephalopathy (PAE) causes one million deaths and innumerable cases of cerebral palsy pa, Therapeutic hypothermia (TH) interventions, although proven and widely used in high-income economies (H-I), are not available in LM-I settings because of the high unit cost ($3K - $25Kt), or even if they are available in hospitals are inaccessible: huge numbers of PAE newborns die due to the impossibility of transporting babies to hospital before the 6 hrs therapeutic window closes.