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Implementing a simplified neonatal resuscitation protocol-helping babies breathe at birth (HBB) - at a tertiary level hospital in Nepal for an increased perinatal survival

  • Ashish KC1, 2Email author,
  • Mats Målqvist1,
  • Johan Wrammert1,
  • Sheela Verma3,
  • Dhan Raj Aryal3,
  • Robert Clark4,
  • Naresh P KC5,
  • Ravi Vitrakoti3,
  • Kedar Baral6 and
  • Uwe Ewald1
BMC Pediatrics201212:159

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-159

Received: 11 September 2012

Accepted: 2 October 2012

Published: 5 October 2012

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2 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
5 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-12-159

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Authors’ Affiliations

International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Uppsala University
Population Service International
Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital
Latter Day Saints Charity
Ministry of Health and Population
Patan Academy of Health Sciences