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The meeting held in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 29 - May 3, 2001 was co-sponsored by: the Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; Saving Newborn Lives Initiative, Save the Children Federation/US, Washington, DC; Supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; and the Child Health Research Project, United States Agency for International Development, Washington, DC.