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Effect of timing of mother's death on child survival in a rural HIV hyper-endemic South African population

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Maternal mortality remains a tragedy and a key determinant for child survival. There is increasing evidence that the hazard ratio of demising for young children escalates after the death of their mothers, but few studies has been done in rural areas were HIV/AIDS is more prevalent. The aim of this study is to investigate the survival of children who lost their mothers soon or after their births in a rural setup with high HIV prevalence in South Africa.
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10.1186/s12889-018-6152-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6761-2325
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ORCID:
0000-0001-9797-0000
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Public Health More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Article number:
1237
Publication date:
2018-11-06
Acceptance date:
2018-10-26
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EISSN:
1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
Pmid:
30400789
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1160739
Local pid:
pubs:1160739
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2021-02-10

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