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This article is part of the supplement: Stillbirths – the global picture and evidence-based solutions

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Delivering interventions to reduce the global burden of stillbirths: improving service supply and community demand

Zulfiqar A Bhutta1*, Gary L Darmstadt2, Rachel A Haws2, Mohammad Yawar Yakoob1 and Joy E Lawn345

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Maternal and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

2 Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

3 Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children-US, Cape Town, South Africa

4 International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, London, UK

5 Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, South Africa

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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S7  doi:10.1186/1471-2393-9-S1-S7

Published: 7 May 2009

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Web Table 1. Component studies in Sibley et al. 2007: Impact of trained birth attendants on stillbirth and perinatal mortality. Component studies in Sibley et al. 2007 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 2. Component studies in Hodnett and Fredericks 2003 meta-analysis: Impact of support during pregnancy by health workers and midwives on stillbirth/neonatal mortality. Component studies in Hodnett and Fredericks 2003 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 3. Component studies in Villar et al. 2001 meta-analysis: Impact of different patterns of antenatal care on perinatal mortality. Component studies in Villar et al. 2001 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 4. Component studies in Hodnett 2000 meta-analysis: Impact of continuous care by caregivers during pregnancy and childbirth on stillbirth/neonatal mortality. Component studies in Hodnett 2000 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 5. Component studies in Olsen et al. 1997 meta-analysis: Impact of planned home versus hospital births on perinatal mortality. Component studies in Olsen et al. 1997 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 6. Component studies in Hodnett et al. 2005 meta-analysis: Impact of home-like versus conventional settings for birth on perinatal mortality. Component studies in Hodnett et al. 2005 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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Web Table 7. Component studies in Mancey-Jones and Brugha 1997: Impact of perinatal audit on perinatal mortality. Component studies in Mancey-Jones and Brugha 1997 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality.

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