Latest articles on Child Mortality

This president is putting his money where is mouth is when it comes to an NHI

Mali joins the ranks of countries such as Sierra Leone, South Africa & Burkina Faso to provide free healthcare to moms and tots.

Seven charts that show the world is actually becoming a better place

A look at key data shows that the world is much better off today than ever before in history

Hunger is still killing South Africa’s children

The state needs civil society to help to combat malnutrition, which stunts children’s potential

SA’s healthcare system in shabby state

Disease and death flourish while the number of doctors diminishes and the cost of health remains under the microscope, writes Shoks Mnisi Mzolo.

Child mortality drops but still high

According to a Unicef report, South Africa has reduced its child mortality rate from 60 deaths per every 1 000 live births in 1990 to 41 in 2015.

Niger leads the world in child mortality reduction rates

Nongovernmental groups say Niger is the top country that managed to reduce its child mortality rates since 1990.

Motsoaledi: Promote breast-feeding by restricting formula

SA must "reposition, protect and support breast-feeding" -- even restrict baby formula -- to combat child mortality, says SA's health minister.

‘We are failing our children’

SA is one of 12 countries that has failed to reduce child mortality since 1990, according to the 2009/10 SA Child Gauge, released on Tuesday.

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