How can we support African children affected by neonatal encephalopathy?

Dr Cally Tan, Associated Professor at LSHTM, published the largest cohort study to describe early childhood outcomes for infants with neonatal encephalopathy, or ‘birth asphyxia’ in sub-Saharan Africa, along with colleagues. Complications around birth asphyxia is the leading cause of death in children under five, and development disability is common among survivors.

Read Dr Tan’s expert opinion here and the commentary piece in EClinical Medicine here.

Credit: Karen Martin

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