Under Five Mortality Patterns in an Urban Area: A Hospital Based Study in Tanzania (2008-2010)

Author(s)
Kishimba R, Mohamed I, Mohamed MA, Mghamba JM, Simba A, Ngware Z, Senga S, Mmbuji P
Date published
Mar, 2011
Last updated
31 Jan 2020

Summary

Children < 5 share a disproportionate burden of preventable diseases, with wide geographical variations. In Tanzania, very little information is available on cause-specific mortality among hospitalized children. This information is essential for planning public health program activities.