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oa South African Medical Journal - Child mortality in South Africa : is the Sustainable Development Goal (3.2) target achievable with current efforts? - correspondence

Volume 108 Number 10
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135

 

Abstract

To the Editor: The two articles by Bamford et al.[1,2] in the recent SAMJ Maternal and Child Health Supplement present trends in inpatient case fatality rates for diarrhoeal disease, pneumonia and severe acute malnutrition (SAM), and a review of under-5 mortality and cause of death using several sources of nationally representative data. While these reviews provide evidence of some improvement, seemingly limited to the impact of prevention of mother-to-child transmission roll-out, we have some comments related to the interpretation of the data.

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2018-11-14

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