Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Neonatal and perinatal mortality 2000

Country, regional and global estimates

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 70
Publication date: 2006
Languages: English
ISBN: 9241563206
WHO reference number: WS 16 2006NE

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Overview

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.

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