Child mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo: cross-sectional evidence of the effect of geographic location and prolonged conflict from a national household survey

@inproceedings{Kandala2014ChildMI,
  title={Child mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo: cross-sectional evidence of the effect of geographic location and prolonged conflict from a national household survey},
  author={Ngianga-bakwin Kandala and Tumwaka P Mandungu and Kisumbula Mbela and Kikhela PD Nzita and Banza B Kalambayi and Kalambayi Patrick Kayembe and Jacques B. O. Emina},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The child mortality rate is a good indicator of development. High levels of infectious diseases and high child mortality make the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) one of the most challenging environments for health development in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Recent conflicts in the eastern part of the country and bad governance have compounded the problem. This study aimed to examine province-level geographic variation in under-five mortality (U5M), accounting for individual- and… CONTINUE READING
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