From 40 to 41 weeks, there was a 64 per cent increase in the risk of stillbirth, while neonatal mortality
was significantly higher for babies born after the 41 week mark.
For example, neonatal mortality
rate in Odisha is close to that of Sierra Leone.
LAHORE -- Dr Asma Nosherwan Neonataologist, faculty of University of Saskatchewan Canada, Friday met with Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid and discussed how to build education and training infrastructure in Neonatal resuscitation to reduce neonatal mortality
class="MsoNormalIn developing countries, one of the issues that has consistently come up, and which deserves more attention, is maternal and neonatal mortality
The primary outcome was a composite measure of neonatal mortality
or major neonatal morbidity at hospital discharge.
(NNM) has been recognized as global public health challenge particularly in low and middle-income countries.
 Although general under-five mortality in the region has declined notably, there has not been a comparable decrease in neonatal mortality
It leads to serious sequelae with regards to neonatal mortality
The speakers said Bangladesh has achieved laudable successes in improving all health indexes, including reduction in the maternal and neonatal mortality
rates, on its way to achieve all set targets of the sustainable development goals.
Yasmin Rashid while showing her deep concern over high neonatal mortality
rate in Pakistan reiterated that solid initiatives were being taken in Punjab with strong political ownership.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated the under five mortality rates is at 81.1 as per 1,000 live births in the country while Neonatal Mortality
Rate (NMR) in rural areas is 62 per 1000 live birth and 47 per 1000 live birth in urban areas of the country.
New data reveals the infant and neonatal mortality
rates are dropping in the city bucking a worrying national trend.