Últimas notícias child mortality

Human Rights

Unicef: Brazil’s child mortality rate sees historic decline

The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) is holding a session at the Legislative Assembly of São Paulo today (Nov. 27) to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Brasília - Lorrayne Paiva e seu bebê no mamaço que ocorreu na Estação do Metrô de Samambaia. O objetivo do ato é superar o preconceito de amamentar em público e incentivar o aleitamento materno (Elza Fiuza/Agência Brasil)

Life expectancy in Brazil up, mortality down

Brazilians’ life expectancy went from 75.8 to 76 years from 2016 to 2017—an increase of three months and 11 dys. The figure was published Thursday (Nov. 29) by the government’s statistics institute IBGE.


Brazil cuts down child mortality rate

Brazil was the Portuguese-speaking country reported to see the most significant reduction in mortality rate among children aged five and younger from 1990 to 2017.

  • Load more