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, 2012See also: Infant mortality rate map
Cardboard cots designed to curb infant mortality
Independent Online - 8/26/2014 6:36:00 AM
About 4 000 cardboard baby-cots are being distributed in KwaZulu-Natal in an effort to curb neonatal mortality. The project, the first of its kind, is being spearheaded by World ... country has one of the lowest neonatal mortality rates at 2.3 in 1 000 ...
Child death rate now lower, but maternal mortality up
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 8/22/2014 8:42:26 AM
By 2011, the under-five mortality rate had dropped to 30 and the infant mortality rate had dropped to 22 ... released 2014 revealed that Philippines is one of the top 10 countries in the world with the greatest gap in equality for newborn deaths between ...
PH 'likely' to meet education, infant mortality MDGs
Rappler - 8/21/2014 1:05:29 AM
These 4 MDGs are: Achieving universal primary education Reducing child mortality Promoting gender ... reflected the discrepancy between the country's growing gross domestic product (GDP) and the employment rate. While the GDP grew from 6.8% to 7.2% from ...
How our kids compare to the world
Oregon Faith Report - 8/18/2014 10:13:04 AM
An infographic compiled by a website for healthcare administrators and those looking for research about the medical field titled “The Kid’s Aren’t Alright” combined data from World ... the countries where Holt works, the infant mortality rate ...
LCHS Infant Mortality Awareness Luncheon scheduled for Sept. 12
Times and Democrat - 8/19/2014 5:54:11 AM
There was a less than a 1 percent increase in the infant mortality rate among blacks and other groups, from a rate of 11.8 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2011 to 11.9 deaths in 2012. White expressed pride in the fact that Low Country Healthy Start met ...
Addressing infant mortality in Ohio
The Daily Record - 8/25/2014 10:54:53 AM
According to humanitarian organization Save the Children, the United States has the highest first-day death rate for infants among industrialized countries – more ... ranking 48th in the nation for infant mortality and 50th for infant mortality among ...
Act would address infant mortality rate in Ohio
The Advertiser-Tribune - 8/26/2014 3:37:02 AM
According to humanitarian organization Save the Children, the United States has the highest first-day death rate for infants among industrialized countries - more than 11,000 babies die within 24 hours of their birth each year. It's unthinkable.
Sen. Sherrod Brown to announce new legislation aiming to curb infant mortality in Ohio
WCPO - 8/21/2014 3:10:10 PM
A report released on August 13 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says Ohio's infant mortality rate was the fifth worst in the country in 2011, and the worst state for African American infant deaths. The report shows that 1,087 Ohio ...
Brown Announces New Legislation to Support Efforts to Lower Ohio’s High Rate of Infant Mortality
politicalnews.me - 8/25/2014 9:00:21 AM
PoliticalNews.me - Aug 25,2014 - At Dayton Children’s Hospital Groundbreaking, Brown Announces New Legislation to Support Efforts to Lower Ohio’s High Rate of Infant Mortality Ohio has ... an exceptional network of world class children’s hospitals ...
GCC infant mortality rate lowest in Arab world
Gulf News - 12/27/2002 11:59:32 PM
GCC countries have the unique distinction of registering the lowest infant mortality rate in the Arab world and the highest life expectancy rate averaging 74.38 years, with women outliving men by a mean average ratio of 4.5 years, according to a recent ...
Top 10 countries with most improved child mortality rates
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/23/2010 11:59:37 PM
Today, no country has an under-5 mortality rate that high, according to IHME estimates. In Ethiopia, the under-5 mortality rate in 1990 was 202 per 1,000 live births, one of the highest rates in the world. Over the next two decades that fell by half ...
At 8.6%, Pakistan is among countries with highest infant mortality: UNICEF report
The Express Tribune - 1/30/2014 9:12:36 PM
UNICEF released The State of the World’s Children 2014 report on Thursday, ranking Pakistan at 26 in its list of countries with the highest infant mortality rates in the world. The year 2014 is the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of ...
Infant Mortality in Detroit Rivals Many Third World Countries
Global Research - 1/31/2014 11:56:03 PM
The infant mortality rate is so high that it actually rivals that of many third world countries. “It’s infuriating, because we know we can change the trajectory of these numbers,” said Kristen McDonald, vice president of program and policy for the ...
Top 10 Countries by Infant Mortality Rate
Jagran Josh - 8/8/2010 11:54:12 PM
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.
UNICEF Infant Mortality Report 2012 Ranks Countries With Highest And Lowest Infant Mortality Rates (PHOTOS)
The Huffington Post - 9/17/2012 8:35:39 PM
Scroll through some of the world's best and worst countries for infants below. Note: Of the 12 countries that have the lowest rates of infant mortality, numbers 12 to 2, all have a uniform ranking.