Posts tagged infant mortality

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BBC News - Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes
For 75 years, Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a box by the state. It’s like a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys that can even be used as a bed. And some say it helped Finland achieve one of the world’s lowest infant mortality rates.

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BBC News - Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes

For 75 years, Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a box by the state. It’s like a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys that can even be used as a bed. And some say it helped Finland achieve one of the world’s lowest infant mortality rates.

Economist Daily chart: child mortality Great strides have been made across both the rich and emerging world in reducing the rate of child mortality. But 101 countries still look likely to miss targets set by the UN.
Child mortality rates are dropping globally, and converging. That’s a good thing. 

Economist Daily chart: child mortality Great strides have been made across both the rich and emerging world in reducing the rate of child mortality. But 101 countries still look likely to miss targets set by the UN.

Child mortality rates are dropping globally, and converging. That’s a good thing.