n South African Journal of Child Health - child health in South Africa? : editorial

Volume 7, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1994-3032
  • E-ISSN: 1999-7671



The World Health Organization's definition of health as a state of physical, mental and social well-being implies for children the opportunity to grow and develop to a state of optimal functioning in adulthood. It is clear that this is not possible under circumstances of poverty, deprivation of access to resources of food, housing and education, existential insecurity, natural disasters and human conflict.

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