TITLE

Reducing infant mortality rate a challenge in Liberia

AUTHOR(S)
Mason, Christopher
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/5/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 14, pE691
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issue of malnutrition as one of the leading causes of infant death in Liberia. It refers to the situation of 20-year-old Ma-Kulah Turray, who is raising her baby all by herself and to the condition of the baby who became malnurished due to poverty. At the G8 meeting in Huntsville, Ontario, along with the support of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, G8 countries pledged to provide Liberia with universal access to reproductive health to address the problem of scarcity.
ACCESSION #
54712910

 

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