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Mortality in Lesotho

Ian Timæus

Mortality in Lesotho

a study of levels, trends, and differentials based on retrospective survey data

by Ian Timæus

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Published by International Statistical Institute, World Fertility Survey in Voorburg, Netherlands, London, U.K .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lesotho.
    • Subjects:
    • Mortality -- Lesotho.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIan Timæus.
      SeriesScientific reports / WFS ;, no. 59, Scientific reports (World Fertility Survey) ;, no. 59.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB1493.7.A3 T56 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination53 p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2614562M
      LC Control Number85179089

      Severe protein energy malnutrition in Lesotho, conditioning factors and death and survival in hospital Article (PDF Available) in Tropical and geographical medicine 41(1) February with. Figure Neo-natal, infant and under-5 mortality rates, Lesotho () 16 Figure HIV prevalence rates by sex and age group () 16 Figure Gross enrolment rate in primary and secondary education by sex ()


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Mortality in Lesotho by Ian Timæus Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the small southern African country of Lesotho, high rates of maternal mortality and morbidity threaten the country’s young mothers. Lesotho is one of the few countries in the world where the number of women dying of maternal causes has increased over the last decade.

In addition, Lesotho is a small, mountainous, landlocked country with little arable land, leaving its population vulnerable to food shortages and reliant on remittances. Lesotho’s persistently high infant, child, and maternal mortality rates have been increasing during the last decade, according to the last two Demographic and Health Surveys.

Lesotho (/ l ə ˈ s uː t uː / (), Sotho pronunciation: [lɪˈsʊːtʰʊ]), officially the Kingdom of Lesotho (Sotho: 'Muso oa Lesotho), is an enclaved country within the border of South with the Vatican City and San Marino, it is one of only three independent states completely surrounded by the territory of another country, and the only one outside the Italian peninsula or that Capital and largest city: Maseru, 29°28′S 27°56′E /.

Get this from a library. Mortality in Lesotho: a study of levels, trends, and differentials based on retrospective survey data. [Ian Timæus]. But not everyone is as lucky as Mantebaleng. High numbers of people with HIV and poor access to maternity services has lead Lesotho to suffer one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world at deaths perlive births – representing about twice the global average.

HIV is a leading cause of death and a health threat to millions worldwide. As a key implementer of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), CDC works with Lesotho to build a sustainable, high-impact national HIV response program to accelerate progress towards the UNAIDS global targets to control the HIV epidemic.

Mapping geographical inequalities in childhood diarrhoeal morbidity and mortality in low-income and middle-income countries, – analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study Identifying subnational regions with the highest burden and mapping associated risk factors can aid in reducing preventable childhood diarrhoea.

When compared with developed nations, our mortality rate on ART of deaths per person-years (95% CI –) is higher than overall mortality rates reported for HIV-infected children in the United States through the Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group (PATCG).

6 PATCG /C cited a mortality rate of deaths per person Cited by: Under-5 mortality rate, Under-5 mortality rate, Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, Lesotho genre: new releases and popular books, including Chaka by Thomas Mofolo, Singing Away the Hunger: The Autobiography of an African Woman by Mpho M.

Child and maternal health in Lesotho. Infant mortality in Lesotho was 74 deaths per 1, live births inwith an under-five mortality rate of deaths per 1, live births. As shown in Graph 1, the under-five mortality rate peaked in the period – and remains above the rate recorded for Lesotho maternal mortality ratio was at level of deaths perlive births indown from deaths perlive births previous year, this is a change of %.

Maternal mortality ratio is the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth, perlive births. The data are estimated with a regression model using information on fertility, birth attendants, and.

In the small southern African country of Lesotho, high rates of maternal mortality and morbidity threaten the country’s young mothers. Lesotho is one of the few countries in the world where the number of women dying of maternal causes has increased over the last decade.

Many of these women, especially in the mountains of rural Lesotho where Partners In Health works, die of causes that could Category: Charity > Theme > Health. Consistent estimates of cause-specific mortality are essential for understanding the overall epidemiological profile of disease in a population.

The principal data source for these estimates is civil registration systems. Adequately functioning systems that produce statistics on causes of death on a regular basis exist in only about one-third of all countries of the world (Lopez et al.

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1 Estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be (): (low) (th).

Lesotho child mortality rate was at level of deaths per 1, live births indown from deaths per 1, live births previous year, this is a change of %. Under-five mortality rate is the probability per 1, that a newborn baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates.

The Lesotho Demographic and Health Survey ( LDHS) was implemented by the Lesotho Ministry of Health from 22 September to 7 December The fundi ng for the LDHS was provided by the government of Lesotho, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. President’s Emergency.

GBD CompareLesotho The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established an office in Lesotho in and collaborates with the Lesotho Ministry of Health and partners on public health policies, services, and capacity development.

Under the U.S. The leading risk factor in Lesotho is suboptimal breastfeeding. ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY RATE This chart shows the change in mortality rate at every age range. The points above 0 on the chart indicate positive declines in the all-cause mortality rate, while points below 0 indicate an increase in mortality rate between and File Size: KB.

Linda L. Wright, in Avery's Diseases of the Newborn (Ninth Edition), Direct Causes of Neonatal Death. The proportion of neonatal deaths among children younger than 5 years varies, but the absolute number of neonatal deaths is determined by the size of the.

Mortality, malnutrition and the humanitarian response to the food crises in Lesotho Article (PDF Available) in Australasian Journal of Paramedicine 4(4) January with ReadsAuthor: Andre Renzaho. Reducing maternal mortality in the remote mountains of Lesotho.

Posted on In the small southern African country of Lesotho, about one out of every four adults is HIV positive, and high rates of maternal mortality and morbidity threaten the country’s young mothers.

The rough, mountainous terrain and lack of roads exacerbates the. Maternal mortality declined by 38 per cent between and Maternal mortality refers to deaths due to complications from pregnancy or childbirth.

From tothe global maternal mortality ratio declined by 38 per cent – from deaths to deaths perlive births, according to UN inter-agency estimates. This translates into an average annual rate of reduction of [1] Government of Lesotho PMTCT and Paediatric HIV Care and Treatment Scale up Plan // [2] World Health Statistics, WHO, [3] Personal communications with UNICEF File Size: KB.

Similar difference can be found for male adult mortality rate. Inthe relative difference between the highest adult mortality from Lesotho and the lowest adult mortality from Qatar was %, a much higher value compared to the relative difference of % between the.

Lesotho - Life expectancy at birth Life expectancy at birth, female (years) The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in Lesotho was as of As the graph below shows, over the past 57 years this indicator reached a maximum value of in and a minimum value of in Lesotho’s persistently high infant, child, and maternal mortality rates have been increasing during the last decade, according to the last two Demographic and Health Surveys.

Despite these significant shortcomings, Lesotho has made good progress in education; it is on-track to achieve universal primary education and has one of the highest. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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The project will be implemented in three World Vision Lesotho supported programmes. The project aims to contribute to the reduction of under-five child mortality rate in Lesotho from to per live births and maternal mortality rate from 1, to 1, perlive births by in line with Millennium Development Goal 4 and 5.

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The world made remarkable progress in child survival in the past few decades, and millions of children have better survival chances than in –5 1 in 26 children died before reaching age five incompared to 1 in 11 in Moreover, progress in reducing child mortality has been accelerated in the – period compared with the s, with the annual rate of reduction in the.

Maternal mortality. But not everyone is as lucky as Mantebaleng. High numbers of people with HIV and poor access to maternity services has lead Lesotho to suffer one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world at deaths perlive births – representing about twice the global average.

There are 1, adults in Lesotho. Lesotho Population Pyramid. Lesotho has a high infant mortality rate of % and a very high HIV/AIDS rate. The HIV prevalence is around 24%, which is one of the highest in the world. Around half of women under 40 have HIV in urban areas, and the country has a life expectancy of just 42 years old.

RepRoductive HealtH at a GLANce April LeSotHo MdG target 5A: Reduce by three-quarters, between andthe Maternal Mortality Ratio Lesotho has made insufficient progress over the past two decades on maternal health and is not on track to achieve its targets (Figure 1).6 Figure 1 n Maternal mortality ratio – and Create a book.

Books help; Trial version, Version d'essai, Versão de teste. MDG Goal 4: Reduce child mortality. From AHO. Jump to: navigation, search. Under Five Mortality Rate per 1, live births in and the MDG target rate in Lesotho and neighboring countries, and MDG Target. the population in Lesotho is reported to consume less than the minimum level of dietary energy consumptionvi.

Mortality, birth weight and patterns of child and infant feeding Mortality among children under five years of age in Lesotho has been declining from per live births in to 82 in This trend is similar for infant. Mortality rate is measured in number of death in certain population.

It is expressed in units e.g. deaths per population. For example a mortality rate of out of people mean that deaths per year in the said population or out of total population. Below table shows highest death rate in according to CIA world Fact Book. Lesotho’s economy has registered mixed growth over the last decade but recent economic performance is promising.

Although declining, the incidence of poverty is still very high. Over the last decade, the infant mortality rate has increased while the under-five mortality rate has remained stable. The maternal mortality ratio also shows a.

The Lesotho Population-Based HIV impact assessment (LePhia), a household-based national survey, was conducted between November and May in order to measure the status of Lesotho’s national HIV response.

LePhia offered HIV counseling and testing with return of results, and collected information about uptake of HIV care and treatment.4. Lesotho. With a mortality rate of deaths per 1, people, Lesotho has the fourth-highest mortality rate in the world.

According to the CDC, the life expectancy at birth in Lesotho are 56 years for females and 52 years for males. The infant mortality rate is 59 per 1, live births.The number one cause of death in Lesotho, HIV/AIDS has a mortality rate of percent. The mortality rate for HIV/AIDS peaks in the age group and nearly a quarter of the population between ages are infected with HIV.

HIV/AIDS. HIV/AIDS is the most common communicable disease in Lesotho.