infant mortality

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Noun1.infant mortality - the death rate during the first year of life
death rate, deathrate, fatality rate, mortality rate, mortality - the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
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infant mortality

infant mortality

nmortalità infantile
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The negligence in the newborn death case was unacceptable," Delhi health minister Satyendra Jain said at a press conference.
7 million in 2015, progress in preventing newborn death has been slower than in improving survival among children ages 1 month to 5 years old.
The latest research in the British Medical Journal says twins should be delivered at 37 weeks to reduce the risk of stillbirth and newborn death.
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7 million in a newborn death within the first 28 days of birth.
The study authors compared a number of outcomes--fetal and newborn death, seizures, and cesarean delivery--and found no significant differences," says Uma Reddy, medical officer at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, which operates the research network that conducted the study.
Effective, affordable, and scalable pulse oximetry evaluation of newborns, along with reliable follow-up in low- and middle-income countries, will significantly reduce infection-related newborn death rates and improve outcomes for newborns afflicted with 'hidden' congenital heart defects," said Masimo founder and CEO Joe Kiani.
Kenya falls among the last 20 countries that have some of the highest newborn death rates in the world, according to Save the Children's 2013 State of the World's Mothers report.
They looked birth defect rate, stillbirth rate, newborn death rate, and other factors.
This is due to an increase in the total number of births while the risk of newborn death has decreased only slightly.
It aims to decrease maternal and newborn death globally.
The money will fund March of Dimes research and programs to improve infant health, including prematurity, which is the leading cause of newborn death.