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Child mortality, 2016

Source: World Bank ,


Although, on a worldwide scale, the deaths of children under 1 year old has seen a rapid decrease, this has slowed in Africa and Western Asia where mortality rates remain very high, sometimes reaching almost three times the world average. This marker of poverty and deficient public health services is still more pronounced in conflict zones.


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