01 November 2012, Thursday, 11:05

Birth rate in Bashkiria is higher than in 2011

author: Elmira Sabirova

43688 babies have been born in Bashkiria for nine months 2012 – by 1980 kids more than for the same period of time in 2011, the deputy Minister of health protection RB Ralida Shakirova reported today at the meeting of organizers of the service of childhood and obstetrics RB.

“At present time the service of childhood and obstetrics RB actively works for raising the quality of medical services in sphere of childhood and obstetrics” – the deputy Minister stated.

The index of infant death rate makes up 7,6 per one thousand kids. As compared with 2011 medics register reduction of post-neonatal death rate – 2,9 kids per one thousand (3,3 in 2011).