Fact sheet on newborn health and mortality with key facts and information on causes, skilled health care at home, WHO response.
The fourth Millennium Development Goal (MDG 4) aims to reduce the mortality rate Three quarters of all newborn deaths occur in the first week of life.
This translates to newborn deaths every day. Reducing neonatal mortality is increasingly important not only because the proportions of under-five deaths.
About 60 percent of all deaths to children under age 5 and nearly two-thirds of infant deaths (birth to 12 months) occur during the neonatal period (Rutstein.
Background. High infant and maternal mortality rates are one of the biggest health issues in Pakistan. Although these rates are given high.
Infant mortality rate: Probability of dying between birth and exactly 1 year of age, 'Global estimation of child mortality using a Bayesian B-spline bias-reduction.
Every year over 3 million newborn babies die during their first month of life. Although the situation has improved greatly over the last two decades, survival.