Child health in Africa: 2005 a year of hope?


I n many African countries, one child in five dies before they are 5 years old compared to one in 150 in the UK. 2 Eleven million children under 5 die each year, 40% of them in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Factors that affect children’s health can be looked at in terms of issues that are proximal to the child (domestic or around the home), such as household… (More)


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