Child mortality rates up in Africa despite UN push

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 08:30 in Health & Medicine

Child mortality rates up in Africa despite UN push By JASON STRAZIUSO 2010-06-22T13:16:00Z NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Ten African countries have halved their poverty rates over the last two decades, but child mortality rates have increased in six sub-Saharan nations, a report on the U.N.'s Millennium Development Goals released Tuesday found.... © 2010 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

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