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Reaching millennium development goal 4 - the Gambia.

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UNLABELLED: To describe how, through a DSS in a rural area of The Gambia, it has been possible to measure substantial reductions in child mortality rates and how we investigated whether the decline paralleled the registered fall in malaria incidence in the country. METHODS: Demographic surveillance data spanning 19.5 years (1 April 1989-30 September 2008) from 42 villages around the town of Farafenni, The Gambia, were used to estimate childhood mortality rates for neonatal, infant, child (1-4...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
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Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
16
Issue:
10
Pages:
1314-1325
Publication date:
2011-10-05
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:ac0f9693-10a8-4b84-9e96-2ac65491b5e1
Source identifiers:
236813
Local pid:
pubs:236813

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