Leading causes of neonatal deaths in Togo (2015)

  • 29% Preterm birth complications
  • 30% Intrapartum related events
  • 21% Sepsis | meningitis | tetanus
  • 8% Congenital abnormalities
  • 0% Diarrhoea
  • 7% Pneumonia
  • 6% Other conditions
Source: Liu et al. 2016. Global, regional, and national causes of under-5 mortality in 2000–15: an updated systematic analysis with implications for the Sustainable Development Goals. Lancet.

key indicators

26

Newborn mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births)

2.0

Annual reduction in newborn mortality rate 2000-2016 (%)

35

Proportion of under-5 child deaths that are newborn (%)

34

Stillbirth rate (deaths per 1,000 births)

45

Skilled birth attendance (%)

61

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%)

13

Preterm birth rate (births <37 weeks per 100 live births)

368

Maternal mortality ratio, 2015
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