Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Health outcomes

  • Infant mortality
    The number of infant deaths has been reduced by 34%, from an estimated 8.9 million to 5.7 million in 2009
  • Under-five mortality rate
    Children from the poorest urban families are roughly 2 times as likely to die before the age of 5 as children from the richest urban families
  • Chronic malnutrition in children
    The prevalence of chronic malnutrition (stunting) among the poorest urban children is three times greater than among the richest urban children

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