Hospitalizations and Deaths Associated with Diarrhea and Respiratory Diseases among Children Aged 0–5 Years in a Referral Hospital of Mauritania

@inproceedings{Ahmed2018HospitalizationsAD,
  title={Hospitalizations and Deaths Associated with Diarrhea and Respiratory Diseases among Children Aged 0–5 Years in a Referral Hospital of Mauritania},
  author={Mohamed Lemine Cheikh Brahim Ahmed and Abdellahi Weddih and Mohammed Benhafid and Mohamed Abdellahi Bollahi and Mariem Sidatt and Khattry Makhalla and Ali H. Mokdad and Jorg Heukelbach and Abdelkarim Filali-Maltouf},
  booktitle={Tropical medicine and infectious disease},
  year={2018}
}
Diarrhea and respiratory diseases are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among <5-year-olds worldwide, but systematic data are not available from Mauritania. We conducted a hospital-based retrospective study. Data on admissions to Mauritania's National Referral Hospital (the main pediatric referral center in the country), due to diarrhea and respiratory diseases, during 2011⁻2014, were analyzed. A total of 3695 children <5 years were hospitalized during this period; 665 (18.0%) due… CONTINUE READING
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