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Stillbirths: targets, where, why and what to do?

Dr Hannah Blencowe outlines how we might reduce the Stillbirth Rate to less than 12 per 1,000 births in every country by 2030.

Most stillbirths are preventable, and every country has committed to reduce their Stillbirth Rate to less than 12 per 1,000 total births, but around 60 countries need to more than double their progress in order to reach this target.

Dr Hannah Blencowe outlines the timing and causes of these stillbirths, the interventions that need to be scaled up in order to achieve the global targets for reductions in stillbirths and the data gaps that need be filled to guide progress.

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