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Investigating risk factors for under-five mortality in an HIV hyper-endemic area of rural South Africa, from 2000-2014

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Introduction Despite global progress, there remains a disproportionate burden of under-five year old deaths in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), where four out of five child deaths occur. Substantial progress has been made in improving sanitation, controlling communicable diseases and the spread of HIV in most parts of the world. However, significant strides to address some key risk factors related to under-five mortality are still needed in rural SSA if they are to attain relevant 2030 SDG targets. ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0207294

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0000-0003-1732-1903
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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ORCID:
0000-0001-6761-2325
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0000-0001-9797-0000
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PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
11
Article number:
e0207294
Publication date:
2018-11-26
Acceptance date:
2018-10-29
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EISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
30475818

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