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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Leading Causes of Death in Children Under 5 Years in Kenya.

Few things - perhaps nothing in life compares to the loss of a child; as per The Kenya Economic Report 2014, published by the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis; the following are the leading causes of death in Kenyan Children:


  1. Respiratory diseases - 26.4%
  2. Malaria -17%
  3. Diseases of the skin - 8.2%
  4. Diarrhoea - 3.3%
  5. Rheumatism (joint pains) -3%
  6. Urinary tract infections -3%
  7. Accidents - 2.4%
  8. Typhoid fever - 2.1%
  9. Pneumonia - 2.0%





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