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Main causes of death of infants dying within first month

The main causes of death of infants dying within the first month are:

  • Lack of respiration at the time of birth
  • Birth before completion of 37 weeks of gestation/pregnancy
  • Severe infections at the time of birth
  • Birth weight less than 2.5 kg
  • Inherited defects within the baby

The main causes of death at 03, 06 and 12 months of age include the following:

  • Diarrhea
  • Pneumonia
  • Meningitis

In order to reduce infants‟ death rate, the Ministry of National Health Services, regulation and Coordination has developed during the last three years:

  • The National Health Vision 2016-2025
  • The National RMNCAH Vision 2016-2025
  • The Essential Package of Health Services/Universal Health Coverage-Benefit Package
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