The authors state that less medical intervention during planned homebirth is associated with a tripling of the neonatal mortality rate
33) Between 1950 and 1960, the neonatal mortality rate
for nonwhites less than 2500 grams at birth fell from 164.
neonatal mortality rate
, (Wise, 1990) the fact that variations still exist within this country in perinatal mortality rates indicates that further efforts are needed to broaden access to such levels of care.
This collaboration was developed in response to high neonatal mortality rates
in Malawi and Uganda, and the call from the United Nations Secretary General to partner and make progress toward the Millennium Development Goals ahead of the target date in 2015.
Furthermore, in Africa as a whole, progress in improving neonatal mortality rates
is slow and has only decreased by less than 1percent per year, from 43.
1 deaths per 1,000 births) and the neonatal mortality rate
He said it was high time to sensitize the health staff regarding complications related to mother and child health to control maternal and neonatal mortality rate
3) In South Africa the estimated neonatal mortality rate
is 21/1 000 live births and the stillbirth rate 18/1 000 deliveries, (4) figures far higher than those in industrialised countries.
The perinatal mortality rate (stillbirths and deaths in the first seven days) was 69 per 1000 births, and the early neonatal mortality rate
(death in the first seven days after birth) was 46 per 1000 live births.
Northern Bahr Al Gahzal per 1,000 live births the neonatal mortality rate
is 67, post neonatal mortality rate
In India, the neonatal mortality rate
was lower in intervention areas than in control areas (42 vs.
The results of the interventions were remarkable: by the second and third years of the trial, the neonatal mortality rate
in the areas where the participatory women's groups existed had dipped by 45percent.