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Risk Baby Care in Bangladesh rehabilitation

Bangladesh is a low income country (World Bank). Child marriage (13/14yrs) is still common in Bangladesh. This is one of the highest adolescent birth rates in the world, that is 113 per 1,000 live births (Unicef). The children of mothers who are l ess educated are more vulnerable, have less access to health care and evidence shows that they are more prone to life-threatening diseases. As per World Health Organization (WHO) survey, leading cause of neonatal deaths in Bangladesh (2017) - 30% Preterm birth complications, 23% Intrapartum related events, 20% Sepsis/ tetanus, 13% Congenital abnormalities, 1% Diarrhoea, 6% Pneumonia, 8% Other conditions preterm birth

Author(s): Hasiba Hasan Joya

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