Leading causes of neonatal deaths in Azerbaijan (2013) 40% Preterm birth complications18% Intrapartum related events12% Sepsis | meningitis | tetanus16% Congenital abnormalities 0% Diarrhoea3% Pneumonia12% Other conditions Source: Liu L et al. 2014. Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2000–2013: an updated systematic analysis. The Lancet. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61698-6 key indicators 18 Newborn mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births) 4.0 Annual reduction in newborn mortality rate 2000-2016 (%) 58 Proportion of under-5 child deaths that are newborn (%) 17 Stillbirth rate (deaths per 1,000 births) 100 Skilled birth attendance (%) 20 Early initiation of breastfeeding (%) 9 Preterm birth rate (births <37 weeks per 100 live births) 25 Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births) Visit our Newborn Numbers page to explore the most recent data further Featured Resources Countdown country profile – Azerbaijan The Countdown country profile presents in one place the best and latest evidence to enable… RESOURCES Inequities in postnatal care in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis Articles Countdown country profile – Azerbaijan Briefs Can breastfeeding promote child health equity? A comprehensive analysis of breastfeeding patterns across the developing world and what we can learn from them Articles View All Related Resources FROM THE BLOG Sorry, no posts at this time. IN THE NEWS Sorry, no posts at this time.