• births
  • Asamoah, Benedict 2018-05-30 00:00:00 Background: Although low birthweight (LBW) babies represent only 15.5% of global births, it is the leading underlying cause of deaths among newborns in countries where neonatal mortality rates are high. (deepdyve.com)
  • Averting neonatal deaths is pivotal to reducing the infant mortality rate in India, which in 2009 stood at 50 per 1,000 live births. (unicef.org)
  • In India, the mortality rate for newborns stands at 39 per 1,000 live births and contributes to about two-thirds of all deaths in the first year of life. (unicef.org)
  • It is measured by the infant mortality rate (IMR), which is the number of deaths of children under one year of age per 1000 live births. (wikipedia.org)
  • This study was conducted across 135 countries over the course of 11 years with Africa having the highest Infant Mortality Rate of any other region studied with 68 deaths per 1,000 live births. (wikipedia.org)
  • The aim of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDG4) is to reduce under-five mortality worldwide to 30 deaths per 1000 live births by 2015. (biomedcentral.com)
  • mortality
  • A holistic strategy of community level interventions such as improved nutrition for pregnant mothers, prevention of teenage pregnancies, use of mosquito nets during pregnancy, antenatal care for all, adequate skilled care during birth to prevent birth asphyxia among LBW babies, and enhanced quality of postnatal care among others could effectively reduce the mortality numbers. (deepdyve.com)
  • Infant mortality refers to deaths of young children, typically those less than one year of age. (wikipedia.org)
  • The current decline in under-five mortality shows an increase in share of neonatal deaths. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Overall mortality was 10.7% (536 deaths). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Given that a large fraction of these deaths are preventable, a focus on mortality in the first week of life is important in order to accelerate the millennium goal. (biomedcentral.com)
  • infants
  • The recommendations outlined herein were developed to reduce the risk of SIDS and sleep-related suffocation, asphyxia, and entrapment among infants in the general population. (aappublications.org)
  • preventable
  • Many of these deaths are preventable by emergency care, which include antibiotics, drugs that stimulate contraction of the uterus, anti-seizure drugs, blood transfusion, and delivery of baby with assistance (vacuum or forceps delivery) or C-section. (wikipedia.org)
  • Malnutrition
  • Millions of people are at risk of infection and thousands die every year due to communicable diseases, malnutrition and other health-related events which particularly affect the poor living in rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Malnutrition and its consequences are large contributors to deaths and disabilities worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the CDHS data in 2010, the rate of children under 5 with moderate to severe malnutrition or with acute respiratory infection was more than twice as high in children living in rural areas compared to those living in urban areas, as well as children in lowest quintile household compared to those in highest quantile household. (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic
  • Such dual burden/epidemiological transition from infectious to chronic disease burden has been identified, as the burden death due to infectious disease has shifted towards deaths due to injuries and chronic diseases, bush as cardiovascular disease, cancers, and respiratory diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • antepartum
  • Infections were a major cause of death in the antepartum (10.1%) and neonatal (40.3%) periods. (www.gov.uk)
  • The clinical experience has demonstrated that antepartum fetal assessment can have a significant impact on the frequency and cause of fetal deaths. (google.com)
  • babies
  • I take care of these babies as if they are my own children," says Ms. Sharma, whose smile is still apparent even though she wears a surgical mask to prevent infection. (unicef.org)
  • oxygen
  • Suicide by suffocation is the act of inhibiting one's ability to breathe or limiting oxygen uptake while breathing, causing hypoxia and eventually asphyxia. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a cause assigned to infant deaths that cannot be explained after a thorough case investigation, including a scene investigation, autopsy, and review of the clinical history. (aappublications.org)
  • pregnancy
  • Birth defects may result from genetic or chromosomal problems, exposure to certain medications or chemicals, or certain infections during pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes of de
  • Concurrently, other causes of sudden unexpected infant death that occur during sleep (sleep-related deaths), including suffocation, asphyxia, and entrapment, and ill-defined or unspecified causes of death have increased in incidence, particularly since the AAP published its last statement on SIDS in 2005. (aappublications.org)
  • care
  • Results: Significant or major episodes of suboptimal care were identified for 64% of the encephalopathy cases and 75% of the deaths. (ebscohost.com)
  • An average of 2.8 and 2.5 episodes of suboptimal care were identified for the deaths and encephalopathy cases respectively. (ebscohost.com)
  • million
  • As the civil war progressed, the regime was eventually overthrown by the Khmer Rouge in 1975 and in the aftermath, an internal genocide began, further destroying the economy and the capital city, massacred intellectuals, and crumbled the country apart, resulting in the deaths of around 1.7 million people (21% of the population) in total. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the 2014 World Health Organization report, air pollution in 2012 caused the deaths of around 7 million people worldwide, an estimate roughly echoed by one from the International Energy Agency. (wikipedia.org)
  • death
  • Objectives were to describe the timing and distribution of causes of stillbirths and neonatal deaths according to site of death (health facility or home). (www.gov.uk)
  • The death was diagnosed as asphyxia from unknown causes, and two months later Nannie collected the $500 life insurance she had taken out on Robert. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgical
  • Sasso also studied that people who underwent surgical treatment will not be affected by pin site infections, brain abscesses, facet joint stiffness, loss of spinal alignment, and skin breakdown. (wikipedia.org)