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Child Mortality Under-5 by Region

In 2010 7.6 Million children died before their 5th birthday. Majority of those deaths occurred in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia. Developed 1 in 143 Regions CHANCE OF DYING Southern Asia 1 in 15 Region CHANCE OF DYING Chances of a child dying before their 5th Birthday by Region. Sub-Saharan1 in 8 Africa Region CHANCE OF DYING 3 Major Killers Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection that affects the lungs and it can Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes. Diarrhoea is a symptom of infections caused by a host of bacterial, viral and parasitic organisms, most of which are spread by faeces-contaminated water. be caused by viruses, bacteria or fungi. Malaria Diarrhoea Pneumonia 732,048 1,336,276 1,575,179 Child Deaths in 2008 Child Deaths in 2008 Child Deaths in 2008 - 10,000 CHILD DEATHS Sub-Saharan Region (3.7M Child Under-5 Deaths in 2010) Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan*, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe Southern Asia Region (2.5M Child Under-5 Deaths in 2010) Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka Developed Regions (99,000 Child Under-5 Deaths in 2010) Albania, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States Sources: livecitizen | | 0000

Child Mortality Under-5 by Region

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The annual number of children who die before they reach age five is shrinking, falling to 7.6 million global deaths in 2010 from more than 12 million in 1990. However, child mortality under-5 is still...




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