infant mortality - updates

Rappler's latest stories on infant mortality


UN: 10 more years needed to reach MDG on child mortality

Jul 17, 2015 - 4:00 PM

About 16 000 children under 5 die every day in 2015 due to preventable causes such as pneumonia diarrhea and malaria

Protecting the newborn and the unborn

Apr 29, 2014 - 3:38 PM

The Philippines is among the top 10 countries in the world with high inequality in newborn deaths between the richest and the poorest

NEWBORN DEATHS. In the Philippines, 12 in 1,000 babies die during their first 28 days of life. Original image from Shutterstock

Lend a hand: Help kids reach their 5th birthday

Apr 05, 2014 - 5:20 PM

Not all children can make it to their 5th birthday The lack of access to basic needs such as food water and medicine lowers their chances of surviving

LEND A HAND. Help kids reach their 5th birthday, through good nutrition, proper hygiene, and education. Screengrab from World Vision's short film

Million babies a year die within 24 hours: report

Feb 25, 2014 - 11:48 PM

Save the Children report shows 6 6M children around the world died in 2012 before their 5th birthday mostly from preventable causes

PROTECT KIDS. An unidentified Indian woman and her child waits for treatment at the BC Roy hospital, Calcutta, India's largest referral hospital for children. File photo by Piyal Adhikary.