New survey to track trends in newborn deaths

A new survey that will, among other things, provide crucial data needed to identify the trends of neonatal mortality, was unveiled on Wednesday.

The survey, to be implemented by the Bureau of Statistics with support from the Ministry of Health, UNICEF and others, is among several that will inform Guyana’s final report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It follows up on similar surveys done in 2000 and 2006.

The new data collection campaign of the Multi Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS)-which is said to  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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