Policy challenges for the pediatric rheumatology workforce: Part III. the international situation

@inproceedings{Henrickson2011PolicyCF,
  title={Policy challenges for the pediatric rheumatology workforce: Part III. the international situation},
  author={Michael Henrickson},
  booktitle={Pediatric rheumatology online journal},
  year={2011}
}
Survival dominates current pediatric global health priorities. Diseases of poverty largely contribute to overall mortality in children under 5 years of age. Infectious diseases and injuries account for 75% of cause-specific mortality among children ages 5-14 years. Twenty percent of the world's population lives in extreme poverty (income below US $1.25/day). Within this population, essential services and basic needs are not met, including clean water, sanitation, adequate nutrition, shelter… CONTINUE READING

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