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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(2), 568-570;

Child Injury Prevention: An Overlooked Challenge for Child Survival

Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Received: 21 January 2013 / Revised: 29 January 2013 / Accepted: 29 January 2013 / Published: 1 February 2013
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Those interested in child survival frequently cite and follow the under-five mortality rate. While a useful measure, the under-five mortality rate lumps together neonatal and post-neonatal mortality with deaths in the 1–4 year period. Unfortunately, this hampers public health decision making about the most appropriate child survival strategies as children survive beyond their first year of life. [...] View Full-Text
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Meddings, D. Child Injury Prevention: An Overlooked Challenge for Child Survival. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10, 568-570.

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