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Measuring Coverage in MNCH: Indicators for Global Tracking of Newborn Care

  • Allisyn C. Moran mail,

    allisynmoran@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Save the Children, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Kate Kerber,

    Affiliations: Save the Children, Cape Town, South Africa, University of Western Cape, Belleville, South Africa

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  • Deborah Sitrin,

    Affiliation: Save the Children, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Tanya Guenther,

    Affiliation: Save the Children, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Claudia S. Morrissey,

    Affiliation: Save the Children, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Holly Newby,

    Affiliation: Statistics and Monitoring Section, Division of Policy and Strategy, United Nations Children's Fund, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Joy Fishel,

    Affiliation: ICF International, Calverton, Maryland, United States of America

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  • P. Stan Yoder,

    Affiliation: ICF International, Calverton, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Zelee Hill,

    Affiliation: Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom

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  • Joy E. Lawn

    Affiliation: Save the Children, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Published: May 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001415
  • Published in PLOS Medicine

About the Authors

Allisyn C. Moran, Deborah Sitrin, Tanya Guenther, Claudia S. Morrissey
Save the Children, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Kate Kerber, Joy E. Lawn
Save the Children, Cape Town, South Africa
Kate Kerber
University of Western Cape, Belleville, South Africa
Holly Newby
Statistics and Monitoring Section, Division of Policy and Strategy, United Nations Children's Fund, New York, New York, United States of America
Joy Fishel, P. Stan Yoder
ICF International, Calverton, Maryland, United States of America
Zelee Hill
Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: allisynmoran@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conducted qualitative study in Bangladesh and Malawi: PSY. Conducted qualitative study in Ghana: ZH. Presented DHS analyses at TWG meetings: JF. Key member of discussions at TWG meetings and presentation of UNICEF data and recommendations: HN. Initiator of TWG and key technical input into newborn indicators: JL. Analyzed the data: KK DS TG . Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: AM KK DS TG. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: CM HN JF JL PSY ZH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: AM KK DS TG CM HN JF PSY ZH JL. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: AM KK DS TG CM HN JF PSY ZH JL.