Initial phases of the Inter-American investigation of mortality in childhood
The inter-American Investigation of Mortality in Childhood will lead to a better understanding of the health problems in infancy and early childhood in the Americas, and will lay the bases for effective action “to reduce the present mortality rate in children under 5 years of age by one half”-one of the goals of the Charter of Punta de1 Este.
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Pan American Health Organization (1999)This edition is the 4th in a series begun in 1991 to complement the quadrennial publication Health in the Americas. Part I of this edition is devoted to a special topic--health during childhood. Part I deals with population ...
Integrated community case management (iCCM) of childhood infection saves lives in hard-to-reach communities in Nicaragua Rivera, Dixmer; Shah, Rashed; Guenther, Tanya; Adamo, Meredith; Koepsell, Jeanne; Reyes, Carmen Maria; McInerney, Mary; Marsh, David R. (2017-03)Objective. To describe Nicaragua’s integrated community case management (iCCM) program for hard-to-reach, rural communities and to evaluate its impact using monitoring data, including annual, census-based infant mortality ...
Palloni, Alberto; Pinto Aguirre, Guido; Lastiri, Santiago (1994)Using data from México's Demographic and Health Survey, the authors examine the effects of breast-feeding and the pace of childbearing on early childhood mortality in a sample of 2 665 children born between 1982 and 1986. ...