11 May Infant Deaths Drop After Midwives Undergo Inexpensive Training
Posted at 13:17h in News
Donald G. McNeil Jr., The New York Times
Giving midwives simple training has already been shown to save newborns’ lives, and a new study in Zambia has found that it can be remarkably cost-effective as well.
Even a small pilot project costing only $20,244 saved the lives of 97 infants, the authors estimated, meaning that it cost just $208 per life saved.