Tuesday 9 August 2022
child mortality

Sharp reduction in child mortality rate

Between 2000 and 2011, the annual rate of reduction in the global child mortality rate jumped to 3.2 per cent, up from 1.8 per cent in 1990-2000, a Unicef report said, highlighting the pace of reducing child deaths. Sub-Saharan Africa,


Big decrease in global child mortality

Fewer children are dying around the world, with deaths among children under five falling in almost every country, US researchers have reported. Using a new method of calculating mortality that they say is more complete and accurate than pr


Meet to focus on breastfeeding for child survival

Al Ain Hospital announced that the Second Regional Conference on Human Lactation, to be held on November 13 and 14, will discuss the importance of breastfeeding for child survival. The meet coincides with the UAE National Breastfeeding wee


Global child mortality continues to drop: Unicef

Unicef has released new figures that show the global rate of deaths of children under five years of age continued to decline in 2008. The data shows a 28 per cent decline in the under-five mortality rate, from 90 deaths per 1000 live birth

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