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Which Countries Have The Highest Mortality Rate For Children Under 5?

This year, more than 7 million children will die before they turn 5 years old. Nearly all of these deaths occur in poor countries and almost every one of them can be prevented. The good news is that low-cost interventions, such as adequate nutrition, bed nets and skilled health workers, keep children alive. In fact, child mortality rates have dropped 70 percent during the past 50 years.
Posted by kwiatrak on Apr 26, 2012 5:40 PM US/Eastern

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