This article will bring you to the list of countries with the highest infant mortality rates in the world in 2017. Insider Monkey has recently published an edifying and shocking article about it. It’s horrible to read that there are still countries where the infant mortality is high, although we are in the 21th century…. I always feel depressed when I need to face with tortures that children have to go through… not speaking about their death… yet we can still find countries in the world where people lack the vital things (even clear water) to lead a healthy life. These are the countries that face high risks of infant death, because of a number of reasons from diseases to lack of fresh water to simply a lack of midwives or doctors. Many of these countries reside in Africa, but some are spread throughout the middle east as well.
As Christmas is around the corner we really need to be grateful for everything we have, we just should say a pray for our beloved ones, for the delicious meals we can put on our table, for all those gifts we can give and get, for Christmas lights and heating, for clear water – and for our convenient life at all. Because there countries where young children are starving right now and would be extremely happy for only one percent of our life!
Now without a further ado let’s see what Insider Monkey has investigated for us. We have picked three of countries with the highest infant mortality rates in the world in 2017 from their list.
The first country can be Mozambique. The natural disasters that often occur in this country contribute to its poverty, and ultimately to its infant mortality rate. The next country on our short list now should be Burkina Faso. The lifetime risk for pregnant women here is one in twenty-eight. Also, the number of midwives per one thousand births is only five. at last, but not least we are mentioning Niger with 82.8 infant deaths per 1,000 live births. These numbers are truly devastating.
For any further useful information, read Insider Monkey’s article about 16 countries with the highest infant mortality rates in the world in 2017.