neonatal mortality rate

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Related to neonatal mortality rate: Maternal mortality rate, Perinatal mortality rate, postneonatal mortality rate
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Noun1.neonatal mortality rate - the death rate during the first 28 days 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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Over the same period, the study also found, the Gaza Strip's neonatal mortality rate (which tracks the number of babies who die before reaching four weeks old) rose from 12 per 1,000 live births to 20.
The infant mortality and neonatal mortality rate increased drastically and that is significant," he says.
The neonatal mortality rate (NMR) and the infant mortality rate are often used to indicate the effectiveness of maternal and child health care services (1, 2).
One of the priorities of the healthcare system in Kyrgyzstan is to reduce the neonatal mortality rate.
In view of the absence of significant reduction in SA's neonatal mortality rate over the past decade and the country failing dismally to reach this year's Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of reducing its 1990 child mortality rate by two-thirds, Izindaba quizzed Zar on the most vital interventions required.
Moreover, the neonatal mortality rate in India was pegged at 28 per 1,000, according to the SRS.
Sierra Leone was determined to be the least safe country to be born in with a neonatal mortality rate of 49.
21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest neonatal mortality rate (32 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2012) and accounts for 38 percent of neonatal deaths globally.
LANI ROSE R DIZON DOHA THE neonatal mortality rate has decreased to 3.
The goal for the reduction of deaths due to complications of pre-term birth is to halve neonatal mortality rates in countries where it is currently [greater than or equal to]5 per 1,000 live births and to eliminate preventable pre-term deaths in countries with a current neonatal mortality rate of less than five per 1,000 live births.
If the foetal presentation was vertex, the majority of attempted vaginal deliveries succeeded and there was no difference in the neonatal mortality rate compared with planned caesarean delivery.
Qatar's neonatal mortality rate (NMR) and under-five mortality rates have also dropped over the past five years, it said.

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