1 edition of Infant, child, and maternal mortality study in Ghana found in the catalog.
Infant, child, and maternal mortality study in Ghana
by Ghana Statistical Service in Accra, Ghana
|Statement||[prepared by K.A. Twum-Baah ... et al.].|
|Contributions||Twum-Baah, Kwaku A., Ghana. Statistical Service.|
|LC Classifications||HB1323.I42 G45 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||88 p. :|
|Number of Pages||88|
|LC Control Number||95209327|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Infant, child, and maternal mortality study in Ghana. Accra, Ghana: Ghana Statistical Service, Though maternal health care has improved over the past 20 years, the pace has been slow and extra effort is required for Ghana to achieve the MDG 5 target of reducing maternal mortality rate by three quarters by Institutional maternal mortality rate has reduced from perlive births in to perlive births in.
The infant mortality rate is also a result of ample variety of health and environmental factors such as the child and maternal nutritional status, maternal health knowledge, level of immunization against childhood diseases, income and dietary intake during pregnancy, accessibility to portable water and basic sanitation, etc (26,27).Cited by: 5.
Epidemiological studies in the district which investigated child mortality assigned causes of death to between 73 and 78% of and deaths, respectively (Binka et al., ; Ghana VAST Study Team, ).
However, there was either insufficient information or lack of agreement in the determination of the cause of death for the remaining Cited by: The maternal mortality rate is a cause-specific mortality rate for women of reproductive age in the presence of other causes of death.
Third, the lifetime risk of maternal death is the risk a woman has of dying during her reproductive years, given current rates of fertility and the risk of maternal mortality.
Given the length of the reproductive period (about 35 years), the lifetime risk is. matched those of child survival, which registered a 27 per cent reduction in the global under-five mortality rate between and The State of the World’s Children focuses on maternal and neonatal health and identifies the interventions and actions that must be scaled up to save lives.
Most maternal and neonatal deaths can be. Study Infant. The qualitative data reported in this paper were extracted from within a larger, original study that the authors conducted and maternal mortality study in Ghana book examine the effects of Ghana’s free maternal healthcare policy on women’s maternity care seeking experience, equity of access, and barriers to accessibility and utilization of maternal and newborn healthcare by: Child Malnutrition and Mortality: Evidence from a Cross-Country Analysis Abstract The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) call for a two-thirds reduction in the mortality rate among children under age five between and Accurate and timely estimates of under-five mortality are needed to help countries set priorities, design programmes to reduce.
Advice the Ministry of Health on how to deal with Maternal Mortality in Ghana Maternal mortality is the death of a woman during pregnancy or within 42 days at the end of pregnancy from causes aggravated by the pregnancy but not from incidental causes.
STUDY OF THE CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY IN RURAL AREAS IN The under-five infant. Infant Mortality. Causes, actions to reduce infant mortality. Perinatal Quality Collaboratives. About networks working to improve the quality of care for mothers and babies, CDC resources.
CDC Levels of Care Assessment Tool (CDC LOCATe) About CDC LOCATe and the process, how data are used, participating states. Page last reviewed: September 3, Child Mortality.
Neonatal mortality. Under-5 mortality. Child mortality age Child survival and the SDGs. Child nutrition. Low birthweight. Infant and young child feeding.
Child protection. Birth registration. Female genital mutilation. Children in alternative care. Early childhood development. Development status.
Early childhood education. Recent analyses have suggested an accelerated decline in child mortality in Ghana since This study examines the long-term child mortality trends in the country, relates them to changes in Author: Samuel Bosomprah.
Other data from the nationally representative Ghana Infant, Child and Maternal Mortality Survey (ICMMS) and from the Kassena-Nankana District study. Maternal mortality declined by 38 per cent between and Maternal mortality refers to deaths due to complications from pregnancy or childbirth.
From tothe global maternal mortality ratio declined by 38 per cent – from deaths to deaths perlive births, according to UN inter-agency estimates. This translates into an average.
The maternal mortality rate: The number of maternal deaths related to child bearing divided by the number of live births or by the number of live births. There has been increasing interest in measuring under-five mortality as a health indicator and as a critical measure of human development.
Infant mortality is the death of young children under the age of 1. This death toll is measured by the infant mortality rate (IMR), which is the number of deaths of children under one year of age per live under-five mortality rate, which is referred to as the child mortality rate, is also an important statistic, considering the infant mortality rate focuses only on children.
Maternal Mortality and Related Concepts. by Donna L. Hoyert, Ph.D., Division of Vital Statistics. Introduction. Inthe maternal mortality rate deaths perlive births for the birth registration area.
Inthe maternal mortality rate was deaths perlive births in the United States (Figure 1 and T. ables 1 and 2).File Size: KB. Infant mortality rate compares the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1, live births in the same year. This rate is often. The under-five mortality rate is the number of deaths of infants and children under five years old per live births.
The under-five mortality rate for the world is deaths according to the World Bank and the World Health Organization. million children under age five died in15 every day. The infant mortality rate (IMR) figures are from the United Nations World.
The United States infant mortality rate (IMR) isthe highest out of 27 industrialized countries and almost three times higher than the lowest (Japan and Finland at ) and double the middle. The Maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths perlive births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes).Introduction.
Uptake of antenatal services is low in Nigeria; however, indicators in the Christian-dominated South have been better than in the Muslim-dominated North. This study evaluated religious influences on utilization of general and HIV-related maternal health services among women in rural and periurban North-Central Nigeria.
> Materials and by: [tags: Infant, Infant mortality, Maternal bond, Mother] She seems fascinated by how “a high expectancy of child death is a powerful shaper of maternal thinking and practice” and how this creates a detachment between mother and baby, which can be deathly (Scheper-Hughes, ).
Throughout the course of the book, the topic of a.