This fact sheet describes PATH’s work to increase access to oxygen therapy for the treatment of life-threatening pneumonia and hypoxemia in newborns and children. Facilitating inclusion of expanded uses of oxygen on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List, as well as the inclusion of oxygen technologies and pulse oximetry in global commodity lists and treatment guidelines, are essential for reducing child mortality.
Corporate author(s): PATH
Publication date: February 2017
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This publication is part of the series Oxygen technologies
Related regions: Global
- For advocates and policymakers > Child health
- For advocates and policymakers > Health technologies
- Health technologies > Newborn health
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