Diarrhoea leads under-five deaths

Jul 29, 2010

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AfricaNews, July 2010

New figures published in the Lancet medical journal last month revealed that diarrhoea is now the biggest killer of under-fives in Africa, claiming the lives of 2,000 children per day. Action Aid made recommendations at the Africa Union Summit for simple sanitation and hygiene interventions, which would slash mortality rates.

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