Reducing infant mortality rate a challenge in Liberia

Mason, Christopher
October 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/5/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 14, pE691
Academic Journal
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.


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