Press Release Cambodia on the path to eliminating measles
Cambodia is moving closer to the nationwide elimination of measles with the National Immunization Program reporting zero cases for a full 12 months as of December 2012.
This is a dramatic reduction from 2011 when over 700 cases of measles in children were reported and 2008 when there were over 1,800 cases. The last confirmed case of measles was reported from Kampong Speu province in November 2011. The absence of measles for more than 12 months is encouraging news for Cambodia.
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CDHS 2010 Key Finding
Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey Key Findings:
1. New born mortality (0-1 years old) has shown a remarkable decrease to 45 baby in 1000 life birth in compare to 2005 which has 66 babies in 1000 life birth.
2. Infant mortality (1-5 years old) also show a decrease value to 9 child in 1000 life birth if compare to the year 2005 which has 19 child in 1000 life birth.
3. Infant mortality under 5 years old also show a decrease value to 54 child if compare to the year 2005 which has 83 child in 1000 life brith.
4. Deliver under trained health officer (Doctor, Physician, Midwife) has increase to 71% which compare to the year 2005 has only 44%.
5. Antenatal care under health officer has increase to 89% if compare to the year 2005 has only 69%.
6. Maternal mortality is 206 among 100.000 life birth which is decrease more than a half if compare to the year 2005 which has 472 among 100.000 life birth.
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