Child Health. Demographic Household Survey Brochures

No. of pages: 16

Publication date: 22 December 2010

Author: UNFPA

Childhood Mortality Childhood mortality indicators are one of the main measures of the standard of living and/or development of a population. Therefore, identifying segments of the child population that are at a greater risk of dying contribute to efforts that improve child survival and lower the exposure of young children to this risk. Reduction of childhood mortality and morbidity rates is considered an indicator of national development in general and especially in the development of health services. The following rates are used to assess and