Maternal and Child Health Supplement

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From the Editor

On the path to reach the SDG targets: Decreasing maternal and child mortality in South Africa PDF
Y Pillay, P Barron s2-s3
Improvements in maternal mortality in South Africa PDF
J Moodley, F Fawcus, R Pattinson s4-s8
Reducing neonatal deaths in South Africa: Progress and challenges PDF
N Rhoda, S Velaphi, G S Gebhardt, S Kauchali, P Barron s9-s16
Closing the gaps to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT) in South Africa: Understanding MTCT case rates, factors that hinder the monitoring and attainment of targets, and potential game changers PDF
A Goga, W Chirinda, N K Ngandu, K Ngoma, S Bhardwaj, U Feucht, N Davies, M Ntloana, O Mhlongo, T Silere-Maqetseba, F Moyo, G Sherman s17-s24
Child mortality in South Africa: Fewer deaths, but better data are needed PDF
L J Bamford, N H McKerrow, P Barron, Y Aung s25-s32
Inpatient case fatality rates improvements in children under 5: Diarrhoeal disease, pneumonia and severe acute malnutrition PDF
L J Bamford, P Barron, S Kauchali, N Dlamini s33-s37
Innovations in the clinical care of mothers and children in South Africa: The contribution of district clinical specialist teams PDF
U Feucht, C Marshall, S Kauchali, P Barron, L Slavin, S Bhardwaj, Y Pillay s38-s43
Implementation of strategies to improve programme effectiveness lead to an improvement in maternal and child health outcomes in South Africa PDF
S Bhardwaj, R Pattinson, S Kauchali, N Dlamini, C Marshall, M Van der Merwe, P Barron s44-s49