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  1. The impact of war on children's health in Mozambique.

    Article - En anglais

    Since 1982, South African destabilization of Mozambique has caused children's health to deteriorate.

    Destabilization has functioned through support of a surrogate movement and economic pressure.

    Attacks on economic and civilian targets have included the health services, leading to closure of 48% of the primary health care network.

    The war has caused displacement of over 3,000,000 persons and an estimated 494,000 excess childhood deaths between 1981 and 1988.

    An estimated 200,000 children have been separated from their families or orphaned; many children have also witnessed atrocities and sufFered violence.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Guerre, Accessibilité, Statut socioéconomique, Enfant, Homme, Mozambique, Afrique, Service santé, Soin, Femme, Impact socioéconomique, Déstabilisation, Mortalité, Violence, Politique sanitaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : War, Accessibility, Socioeconomic status, Child, Human, Mozambique, Africa, Health service, Care, Woman, Socioeconomical impact, Mortality, Violence, Health policy

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0340941

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.