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Child mortality in South Africa: Is the Sustainable Development Goal (3.2) target achievable with current efforts?

T Doherty, M Kroon, N Rhoda, D Sanders

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T Doherty, Health Systems Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town; and School of Public Health, Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

M Kroon, Department of Neonatology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Mowbray Maternity Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

N Rhoda, Department of Neonatology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

D Sanders, School of Public Health, Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape; School of Child and Adolescent Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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Keywords

Child mortality; SDG 3.2; South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2018;108(10):795. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i10.13436

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Date submitted: 2018-10-02
Date published: 2018-10-02

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