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Neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality and morbidity burden in the Eastern Mediterranean region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study

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Objectives
Although substantial reductions in under-5 mortality have been observed during the past 35 years, progress in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) has been uneven. This paper provides an overview of child mortality and morbidity in the EMR based on the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study.

Methods
We used GBD 2015 study results to explore under-5 mortality and morbidity in EMR countries.

Results
In 2015, 755,844 (95% uncertainty interval (U...

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10.1007/s00038-017-0998-x

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Global Burden of Disease 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Neonatal, Infant, and under-5 Mortality Collaborators More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre, BDI-NDM
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Public Health Journal website
Publication date:
2017-08-03
Acceptance date:
2017-06-21
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EISSN:
1661-8564
ISSN:
1661-8556
Pubs id:
pubs:713080
URN:
uri:d8919377-c3d8-4507-b9cf-6d334eafa51a
UUID:
uuid:d8919377-c3d8-4507-b9cf-6d334eafa51a
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pubs:713080

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