Infant Mortality

Scope and Content

Material relating to perinatal, neonatal and infant mortality, and trends. Includes 'Conclusions and Recommendations of Perinatal Mortality: The Report of the Social Services Committee 1980', printed on behalf of the MA by The Health Education Council; a brief guide to perinatal statistics from the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU); note of a meeting of an Ad Hoc Perinatal/Neonatal Working Group of the MA; 'Perinatal Mortality Up-to-Date' by Margaret and Arthur Wynn; draft agenda for the second hearing of the US National Commission to Prevent Infant Mortality on international infant mortality comparisons, Dec 1987; submission by the Health Visitors' Association to the inquiry by the Social Services Committee Inquiry into infant mortality (Mar 1988); paper by Alison Macfarlane of the NPEU 'Infant Mortality: Back on Course Downward?'