Neonatal mortality post ISIS conflict in Iraq

  • Sally S. Bash Dept. of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, Baghdad University
  • Eman A. AL-Kaseer Dept. of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, Baghdad University
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Abstract

Neonatal mortality is an indicator to assess maternal and neonatal care.1 Iraq has been suffering from wars, economic hardship, terrorism and internal displacement for last 4 decades.2 The impact of such suffering on health was reported.3 However, the impact of terrorism on health infrastructure which in turn manifested in neonatal mortality was neglected. This study carried out to demonstrate the effect of war against terrorism on neonatal mortality in Iraq.

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Author Biographies

Sally S. Bash, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, Baghdad University

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Eman A. AL-Kaseer, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, Baghdad University

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Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
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Bash S, AL-Kaseer E. Neonatal mortality post ISIS conflict in Iraq. JFacMedBagdad [Internet]. 31Dec.2018 [cited 9May2021];60(3):172-3. Available from: https://iqjmc.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/19JFacMedBaghdad36/article/view/611