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3.2.2 Neonatal Mortality

Neonatal Mortality

Definition

The number of newborn deaths within 28 days per 1,000 live births in a given year.

Data Source(s)

UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation. Retrieved from “https://childmortality.org/data/Trinidad%20and%20Tobago

Ministry of Health Trinidad and Tobago Annual Statistical Reports 2005-2011. Retrieved from “http://www.health.gov.tt/sitepages/default.aspx?id=122

3.2.2 Neonatal Mortality

 
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3.2.2 Neonatal Mortality Sustainable Development Goals

3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development. Significant strides have been made in increasing life expectancy and reducing some of the common killers associated with child and maternal mortality. Major progress has been made on increasing access to clean water and sanitation, reducing malaria, tuberculosis, polio and the spread of HIV/AIDS. However, many more efforts are needed to fully eradicate a wide range of diseases and address many different persistent and emerging health issues.

Related 3.2.2 Neonatal Mortality Targets

3.2

By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, with all countries aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1,000 live births and under-5 mortality to at least as low as 25 per 1,000 live births