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Evaluating the Approach to Administration and Dose of Bovine Lactoferrin to Prevent Neonatal Infections in Low Birthweight Newborns in Pakistan

The goal of this project is to improve newborn survival among low birth weight (LBW) infants through a daily prophylactic dose of bovine lactoferrin (bLF). A two-stage project will be conducted with formative research followed by randomized controlled trial (RCT) to evaluate the appropriate daily dose of bLF and its efficacy in preventing neonatal infections.

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