Between 2008 and 2013, reduction in infant mortality rate (IMR) in Nigeria was marginal (8.7 percent) compared to reduction in the under-five mortality rate (22.7 percent). IMR declined only two percentage points (69 to 67 percent) from 2013 to 2018. This calls for more focused interventions regarding this age group.
This presentation was given at the 70th annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Country: NigeriaKeywords: Community delivery | Child and maternal health | Malaria | Case management | Maternal, neonatal and child health | Preventive treatments | SDG3
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