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LOW BIRTH WEIGHT

Sancti Spíritus Reports Lowest Infant Death Rate in Cuba (+photos)

With 1.5 deaths every 1,000 live births, Sancti Spíritus ranks as the province with the lowest infant mortality rate in the country this year


Cuba: Sancti Spiritus Works to Reduce Low Birth Weight

Despite the increased birth rate and the diminution of babies born underweight in Sancti Spiritus in 2011, low birth rate is still a problem in this central Cuban territory. This year, 259 low weight babies have been so far born (40 less than in 2011).