School of Nursing and Midwifery, East Africa
Globally, progress has been made to address the diagnosis and management of common and avoidable acute illnesses that contribute to child mortality. Nevertheless, regions across sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia continue to have the highest rates of mortality in children younger than 5 years, with most deaths occurring after discharge from health facilities, indicating a gap in care following hospitalisation.
Publication (Name of Journal)
The Lancet Global Health
(2022). Child mortality in Africa and south Asia: a multidimensional research and policy framework. The Lancet Global Health, 10(5), e594-e595.
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