Searching for the definition of macrosomia through an outcome-based approach in low- and middle-income countries: a secondary analysis of the WHO Global Survey in Africa, Asia and Latin America
Jiangfeng Ye, Maria Regina Torloni, Erika Ota, Kapila Jayaratne, Cynthia Pileggi-Castro, Eduardo Ortiz-Panozo, Pisake Lumbiganon, Naho Morisaki, Malinee Laopaiboon, Rintaro Mori, Oezge Tuncalp, Fang Fang, Hongping Yu, Joao Paulo Souza, Joshua Peter Vogel, Jun Zhang
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2015
Awarded by UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development, and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP)
Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China
WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health (WHOGS, 2004-08) was financially supported by the UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development, and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP); WHO; United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan; Ministry of Public Health of the People's Republic of China; and the Indian Council of Medical Research, India. The authors of this secondary analysis are grateful to all those who contributed to the project design and implementation, including researchers, study coordinators, staff from the WHO offices and other partners of the study. The named authors alone are responsible for the views expressed in this manuscript, which does not necessarily represent the decisions or the stated policy of the WHO. The authors would like to thank Emma Barber-an English- language editor based at the National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan-for her editorial support.This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 31101179). The funding agency had no role in the: design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; and preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.