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Research Article

Association between Clean Delivery Kit Use, Clean Delivery Practices, and Neonatal Survival: Pooled Analysis of Data from Three Sites in South Asia

  • Nadine Seward mail,

    n.seward@ich.ucl.ac.uk

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

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  • David Osrin,

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

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  • Leah Li,

    Affiliation: UCL, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom

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  • Anthony Costello,

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

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  • Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström,

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

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  • Tanja A. J. Houweling,

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

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  • Joanna Morrison,

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

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  • Nirmala Nair,

    Affiliation: Ekjut, Chakradharpur, Jharkhand, India

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  • Prasanta Tripathy,

    Affiliation: Ekjut, Chakradharpur, Jharkhand, India

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  • Kishwar Azad,

    Affiliation: Perinatal Care Project (PCP), Bangladesh

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  • Dharma Manandhar,

    Affiliation: Mother and Infant Research Activities (MIRA), Nepal

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  • Audrey Prost

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

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  • Published: February 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001180

About the Authors

Nadine Seward, David Osrin, Anthony Costello, Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström, Tanja A. J. Houweling, Joanna Morrison, Audrey Prost
UCL, Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom
Leah Li
UCL, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom
Nirmala Nair, Prasanta Tripathy
Ekjut, Chakradharpur, Jharkhand, India
Kishwar Azad
Perinatal Care Project (PCP), Bangladesh
Dharma Manandhar
Mother and Infant Research Activities (MIRA), Nepal

Corresponding Author

Email: n.seward@ich.ucl.ac.uk

Competing Interests

David Osrin is on the Editorial Board of PLoS Medicine. All other authors declare no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NS AP AC. Analyzed the data: NS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: NS AP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: NS DO LL AP-B TH JM NN PT KA DM AC AP. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: NS DO LL AP-B TH JM NN PT KA DM AC AP. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: NS DO LL AP-B TH JM NN PT KA DM AC AP. Advised on data analysis strategies: LL AP-B TH. Coordinated development of the paper: NS AC AP.