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Document Type
Comparative Reports
Publication Topic(s)
Infant and Child Mortality
Language
English
Author(s)
George Bicego and Omar B. Ahmad and Macro International Inc. Calverton, Maryland, USA
Publication Date
August 1996
Publication ID
CS20

Abstract:

The aim of this report is to assist in the formulation of child health policy and the evaluation of programs intended to improve the well-being and survival prospects of young children. Levels, trends and differentials in childhood mortality are presented using DHS data collected in 20 countries over the period 1990-1994.