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Improving Newborn Survival in Low-Income Countries: Community-Based Approaches and Lessons from South Asia

  • Nirmala Nair,

    Affiliation: Ekjut, Chakradharpur, West Singhbhum, Jharkhand, India

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  • Prasanta Tripathy,

    Affiliation: Ekjut, Chakradharpur, West Singhbhum, Jharkhand, India

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  • Audrey Prost,

    Affiliation: UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, United Kingdom

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  • Anthony Costello,

    Affiliation: UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, United Kingdom

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  • David Osrin mail

    d.osrin@ich.ucl.ac.uk

    Affiliation: UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: April 06, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000246

About the Authors

Nirmala Nair, Prasanta Tripathy
Ekjut, Chakradharpur, West Singhbhum, Jharkhand, India
Audrey Prost, Anthony Costello, David Osrin
UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: d.osrin@ich.ucl.ac.uk

Competing Interests

David Osrin is on the Editorial Board of PLoS Medicine.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: NN PT AP AC DO. Wrote the first draft of the paper: DO. Contributed to the writing of the paper: NN PT AP AC DO. Coordinated development of the paper: DO.