• Every Newborn – An Executive Summary of The Lancet’s Series 07-08-2014

May 2014 Issue

Following The Lancet Neonatal Survival Series in 2005, this Every Newborn Series presents the clearest picture so far of the ongoing slow progress in newborn survival and stillbirths, providing new focus beyond survival, and combining research and reality in countries to set targets
for post-2015 to ensure that every newborn has a healthy start in life. This Series of five papers1–5 was contributed to by more than 55 experts from 29 institutions in 18 countries, and it provides the evidence base and foundation for the Every Newborn Action Plan.