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Document Type
Other Dissemination Materials
Publication Topic(s)
Infant and Child Mortality, Malaria, Nutrition
Country(s)
Ghana
Survey
Ghana DHS, 2008
Language
English
Author(s)
MEASURE DHS
Publication Date
September 2009
Publication ID
DM17

Abstract:

Ghana has made good progress in child health and nutrition in the last five years. Data from the 2008 GDHS provide the current health and nutritional status of children in Ghana, together with data from 2003 GDHS, track changes over the last five years. This booklet focuses on several areas: nutritional status of children; vaccination coverage; the prevalence and treatment of fever; acute respiratory infection (ARI) and diarrhoea; and childhood mortality.