The unexplained infant mortality rate
also fell to its lowest level on record, dropping from 0.50 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2004 to 0.27 in 2017.
But unexplained infant mortality rate
for both boys and girls had fallen since 2004, it added.
Dr Madigele pointed out that during the HIV/AIDS crisis of the late 1990s to early 2000s, Botswana's infant mortality rate
had reached an alarming rate of 58.80 per 1 000 live births.
The researchers found that in 2017, 22,341 infant deaths were reported in the United States, with an infant mortality rate
of 5.79 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, which was not significantly different from the rate of 5.87 in 2016.
Cyprus has the lowest infant mortality rate
in the EU at 1.3 deaths per 1,000 births, according to Eurostat.
According to Eurostat data, which was published today, In the EU-28 in 2017, around 18 200 children died before reaching one year of age; this was equivalent to an infant mortality rate
of 3.6 deaths per 1 000 live births.
"The project will impact approximately 600 women and strives to reduce the African-American infant mortality rate
in the targeted project area," Loafman said.
This means the infant mortality rate
increased to 3.9 deaths per 1,000 live births compared with 3.8 in 2016.
Earlier, a report released by the United Nation's Children Fund in April 2018 stated that Pakistan is among countries with the highest infant mortality rate
, with 22 infants dying before turning one-month-old.
The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela may have undone years of progress in reducing the nation's infant mortality rate
, a new study finds.
According to authorities at the GAIMS, consistent efforts to improve healthcare facilities have led to lower Infant Mortality Rate
( IMR) Eeat the facility.
Some other troubling numbers: Mecklenburg County's overall infant mortality rate
in 2016 was 7.0 per 1,000 births -- up from 6.2 in 2013 and 6.3 in 2014.