Volume 13 Supplement 3

The Lives Saved Tool in 2013: new capabilities and applications

Reviews

Edited by Neff Walker

The publication costs for this supplement were funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to the US Fund for UNICEF (grant 43386 to "Promote evidence-based decision making in designing maternal, neonatal, and child health interventions in low- and middle-income countries"). The Supplement Editor is the principal investigator and lead in the development of the Lives Saved Tool (LiST), supported by grant 43386. He declares that he has no competing interests.

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  1. Review

    Effectiveness of Micronutrient Powders (MNP) in women and children

    More than 3.5 million women and children under five die each year in poor countries due to underlying undernutrition. Many of these are associated with concomitant micronutrient deficiencies. In the last decad...

    Rehana A Salam, Ceilidh MacPhail, Jai K Das and Zulfiqar A Bhutta

    BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 3):S22

    Published on: 17 September 2013

  2. Review

    Treatment of severe and moderate acute malnutrition in low- and middle-income settings: a systematic review, meta-analysis and Delphi process

    Globally, moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) affect approximately 52 million children under five. This systematic review evaluates the effectiveness of interventions for SAM ...

    Lindsey M Lenters, Kerri Wazny, Patrick Webb, Tahmeed Ahmed and Zulfiqar A Bhutta

    BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 3):S23

    Published on: 17 September 2013

  3. Review

    Estimating the child health equity potential of improved sanitation in Nepal

    Access to improved sanitation plays an important role in child health through its impact on diarrheal mortality and malnutrition. Inequities in sanitation coverage translate into health inequities across socio...

    Anjali Acharya, Li Liu, Qingfeng Li and Ingrid K Friberg

    BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 3):S25

    Published on: 17 September 2013

  4. Review

    Using LiST to model potential reduction in under-five mortality in Burkina Faso

    Under-five mortality remains high in Burkina Faso with significant reductions required to meet Millennium Development Goal 4. The Acceleration for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health is being implemented to re...

    Andrew Marsh, Melinda Munos, Banza Baya, Djeneba Sanon, Kate Gilroy and Jennifer Bryce

    BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 3):S26

    Published on: 17 September 2013

  5. Review

    Financial incentives and coverage of child health interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Financial incentives are widely used strategies to alleviate poverty, foster development, and improve health. Cash transfer programs, microcredit, user fee removal policies and voucher schemes that provide dir...

    Diego G Bassani, Paul Arora, Kerri Wazny, Michelle F Gaffey, Lindsey Lenters and Zulfiqar A Bhutta

    BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 3):S30

    Published on: 17 September 2013

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