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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Saving the lives of South Africa's mothers, babies, and children: can the health system deliver?

Type :
Research reports & papers
Author :
Chopra, M., Daviaud, E., Pattinson, P. R., Fonn, P. S., & Levin, J.
Published :
2009
Link :

Lancet journal article which makes recommendations to reduce child mortality in South Africa, referring to the continuing impact of poverty and the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Suggests that the costs of the proposed interventions are affordable and that the key gap is leadership and effective implementation at every level of the health system, including national and local accountability for service provision.