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Ghana’s infant and under-five mortality rates reduced over the years, but have stagnated because neonatal mortality has not reduced significantly. The current neonatal mortality of 29 deaths per 1000 live births accounts for almost 50% of under-five mortality in Ghana and continues to rise. Without a concerted effort to tackle causes of neonatal mortality, it would be impossible for Ghana’s goal of reducing under-five mortality to be achieved.
The goal of the Ghana National Newborn Health Strategy and Action Plan (2014 – 2018) is reduction of neonatal mortality rate from 32 per 1000 live births in 2011 to 21 per 1000 live births in 2018, a 5% reduction in neonatal mortality per annum.... Read More >>