Prevalence and Aetiology of Severe Anaemia in Under-5 Children in Abakaliki South Eastern Nigeria

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Background: Severe anaemia is a common childhood problem which is associated with various degrees of morbidity and mortality especially in children under five years of age. It remains a major public health challenge in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa. Objectives: To determine the prevalence, aetiology and outcome of severe anaemia in children aged 6 months… (More)

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