Significant improvements have been made in infant and child survival globally in recent decades.
In spite of a substantial literature describing achievements to date and strategies for continuation of this progress, there has been relatively little attention directed toward the issue of equity in global child health outcomes.
This paper briefly reviews global improvements in child health outcomes over the past four decades, but then provides evidence that there has been substantial variation in these improvements, both between nations and within non-industrialized nations.
The identifying characteristics of high risk populations are summarized.
Mots-clés Pascal : Mortalité, Nourrisson, Enfant, Inégalité, Etat sanitaire, Etude comparative, Pays en développement, Risque élevé, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mortality, Infant, Child, Inequality, Health status, Comparative study, Developing countries, High risk, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0341815
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.