• estimates
  • NEW YORK, 17 September 2010 - The latest United Nations under-five mortality estimates were released today by UNICEF and they show continued progress in reducing the number of children who don't live to see their fifth birthdays. (unicef.org)
  • The estimates are the work of a number of UN system organizations that form the Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation, and are developed with oversight and advice from independent experts from academic institutions. (unicef.org)
  • high
  • The issue of maternal mortality is expected to remain at the top of the development agenda this year with three upcoming international conferences - NGO-organized Women Deliver 2 in June, the UN Annual Ministerial Meeting scheduled in July and a High Level Review of the MDGs scheduled for next fall after the opening of the General Assembly. (catholicexchange.com)
  • Region
  • One of the reasons maternal mortality declined so markedly in the Sundsvall region during the last decades of the nineteenth century was because women were more inclined to call a midwife. (nih.gov)