Definition: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Infant mortality rate map
North Korea needs outside help to cut high infant mortality rate: report
koreatimesus.com - 10/2/2015 9:47:57 PM
based on data provided by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, North Korea ranked 74th among 223 countries checked in 2014 in terms of infant mortality, roughly on par with Mongolia. Pyongyang’s infant mortality rate stood at 23.68 ...
Infant mortality rate drops in South Africa
Zee News - 9/21/2015 7:27:41 AM
"South Africa has achieved remarkable progress in improving child and infant health, with the country's under-five mortality rate decreasing from 85.2 per ... goals to be adopted by nations of the world at the forthcoming UN Summit later in September ...
Infant mortality rate drops in S.Africa
The Global Times - 9/21/2015 11:16:45 AM
"South Africa has achieved remarkable progress in improving child and infant health, with the country's under-five mortality rate decreasing from 85.2 per ... goals to be adopted by nations of the world at the forthcoming United Nations Summit later ...
Why young Europeans may live shorter lives than their grandparents: Alcohol and smoking rates are higher than anywhere else in the world... and 60% of the continent is too FAT
Daily Mail - 9/23/2015 4:50:49 PM
The region has the highest rates of drinking and smoking ... the first case in three decades. Infant mortality has fallen to an all-time low but there remains a 10-fold difference between the highest and lowest countries, with 22 deaths per 1,000 ...
The "Developing" World, You, and Your Role On Our Connected Planet
The Huffington Post - 10/2/2015 12:36:46 PM
A health issue that starts in one country can put everyone around the world at risk. Global warming affects ... The United States is known for its philanthropy, yet infant mortality rates in some of its major cities is equal to Jamaica, and its income ...
WOLTERS KLUWER : Grieving Before Conception May Be a Risk Factor for Infant Mortality
4 Traders - 9/22/2015 7:12:11 AM
An elevated infant death rate may be linked to ... and succeed in an ever more dynamic world. Wolters Kluwer reported 2014 annual revenues of €3.7 billion. The group serves customers in over 170 countries, and employs over 19,000 people worldwide.
Report: DC's Infant Death Rate Highest Among Wealthy Countries' Capitals
News Max - 5/5/2015 6:40:46 PM
Washington, D.C., has the highest infant mortality rate in the world when compared to other capital cities in wealthy countries. In a shocking new annual report from Save The Children entitled, "State of the World's Mothers," Washington's infant mortality ...
Europeans are “world champions” at drinking and smoking
BMJ - 9/23/2015 4:07:52 PM
Levels of alcohol consumption, tobacco use, overweight, and obesity are still “alarmingly high” in Europe, a World Health ... best performing country. But the most recent data showed that the region’s lowest infant mortality rate had fallen to ...
Infant mortality rate in Detroit rivals areas of Third World
The Detroit News - 1/30/2014 2:38:54 PM
Detroit’s infant mortality rate is the worst among big U.S. cities, and worse than some Third-World countries: 13.5 for every 1,000 live births in 2010, the most recent year for which comprehensive data are available. Foundations, hospitals, social ...
Remarks by Raúl Castro in his address to the United Nations
radiominas.icrt.cu - 9/26/2015 12:29:33 PM
No less than 2.7 billion people in the world live in poverty. The global infant mortality rate for children under five years of age is still several times higher than that of developed countries. Likewise, maternal death in developing regions is fourteen ...
Here's how people make ends meet in one of the poorest places in the world
Chron - 10/2/2015 12:58:14 PM
Niger is a country at peace. But a World Food Program distribution site in Torouf ... including a dramatic drop in the infant mortality rate over the last 20 years, Aaron Ashoff of Samaritan's Purse notes. Even with things gradually getting better ...
The Economist online - 3/15/2007 11:59:42 PM
ONE OF the health statistics most frequently used to compare national health care systems is infant mortality. It is also one that America does particularly poorly on, which is one of the reasons that the World Health Organisation ranked it below places ...
UN misses global infant mortality goal
Press TV - 9/9/2015 6:16:01 AM
A UN-set goal for slashing the global infant mortality rate over 25 years has reached its deadline, but the world body has missed its target ... fallen to 43 per 1,000 and noted that only 62 of 195 countries had met targets they adopted 25 years ago.
Why kids needs parents — and the world needs kids — international hot topic at family gathering
Deseret News - 9/21/2015 11:55:31 PM
While couples tend to marry and not cohabitate in most parts of the world, there is a worldwide increase in cohabitation rates and a decline in marriage ... parents have better health outcomes, less infant mortality and other benefits.