African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) In an attempt to reduce maternal and infant mortality in the country, African Medical … More
ABUJA, NIGERIA, 15 July 2013: “Ending HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria is not going to be easy, not going to be … More
By Gabriel Demombynes, Ritva Reinikka (Published on the World Bank Blog as ‘Africa’s success story: Infant mortality down’ on Mon, … More
IT IS, says Gabriel Demombynes, of the World Bank’s Nairobi office, “a tremendous success story that has only barely been recognised”. Michael Clemens of the Centre for Global Development calls it simply “the biggest, best story in development”. It is the huge decline in child mortality now gathering pace across Africa.
I am alive, says the African Child ( Pix source: LagosCityPhotos) By Paul Okediji, medical doctor and blogger There has … More
The under five mortality rate declined by 21% from 168 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1990 to 132 death … More