Neonatal and perinatal mortality 2000
Country, regional and global estimates
This document presents global, regional and country estimates for neonatal and perinatal mortality for the year 2000. It describes how the epidemiological data were collected and analysed and how the estimates were produced. The document aims to guide policies aimed at reducing neonatal and perinatal deaths, stimulate interest in this type of data and assist health professionals and decision-makers to produce better statistics relevant to their work.