Neonatologists urge national plan to improve infant mortality rates
- Poor, Poorer, Poorest. Nadeau, Barbie // Bulletin with Newsweek;9/27/2005, Vol. 123 Issue 6489, p44
The article focuses on poverty in the southern region of Basilicata, Italy. Many residents cannot afford adequate housing and such basic utilities as hot water and central heating. Infant mortality in the first 28 days of life is 5.7 per 1,000 live births. There has been little impact 40 years...
- Palestinians and Israelis work hand in hand on health. Siechel-Czyskovich, Judy // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/21/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6940, p1321
Reports the cooperation between Palestinians and Israelis in the delivery of health services. Common causes of infant mortality in the area; Medical professionals supervising health services; Factors influencing epidemics in the area.
- Lethal injection. // Wilson Quarterly;Winter91, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p134
Comments on the article titled `The Sick Man of Eurasia,' published in the September 22, 1990 issue of `The Economist.' Debates on the quality of health care in the Soviet Union; Concerns on the high rate of infant mortality in the country; Reasons for the high rate of infant mortality; Parents'...
- Rural outreach. // India Today;11/16/2015, p1
The article reports that the state of Manipur in India has made a big leap in reducing its infant mortality rate and maternal mortality rate because of the community health services rendered by registered nurses.
- A MEASURE OF FAILURE. Budiansky, Stephen // Atlantic (02769077);Jan1986, Vol. 257 Issue 1, p32
Examines the reasons for the slow pace of the decline of infant mortality in the U.S. Use of infant mortality as an indicator of a nation's overall health; Political interpretations of the slow decline of infant mortality; Connection between infant mortality and the funding of social programs.
- A Path Analysis of the Effect of Welfare on Infant Mortality. Lewis, Michael // Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare;Sep1999, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p125
Social epidemiologists have found a relationship between poverty and infant mortality. Welfare policy experts have found that welfare benefits affect work effort, family structure, migration, and the rate of intergenerational transmission of welfare receipt. Social epidemiologists have paid...
- Zambia: Infant Mortality Rising and Poverty Deepening. // Women's International Network News;Winter96, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p48
Presents an excerpt from the report `Zambia: Infant Mortality Rising and Poverty Deepening,' from `Africa Recovery.' Social costs of structural adjustment; Zambia's dependence on the copper industry.
- Baby Love. // Jacksonville Magazine;Feb2011, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p36
The article discusses the holistic solution of the Infant Mortality Task Force to eliminate poverty for women, initiated after the release of statistics which showed that Jacksonville has one of the highest infant mortality rates in Florida.
- Colonial health transitions: Aboriginal and â€˜poor whiteâ€™ infant mortality compared, Victoria 1850â€“1910 McCalman, Janet; Morley, Ruth; Smith, Len; Anderson, Ian // History of the Family;Mar2011, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p62
Abstract: This paper presents results from the first two longitudinal historical cradle-to-grave datasets constructed in Australia: the Aboriginal population of the state of Victoria, reconstituted using genealogical research and vital registrations, 1835â€“1930; and an impoverished...