Health and Nutrition

Introduction

Factors Affecting Health

Activities

Nutrition

Future Challenges

 

Injury

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Drowning is a leading cause of child mortality.

While mortality due to communicable and other vaccine preventable diseases has decreased significantly, deaths due to injuries, especially drowning, have remained constant over the last three decades. 

The proportion of deaths that are attributable to drowning among children aged 1-4, has increased from 9 per cent in 1983 to 53 per cent in 2000. Drowning is the predominant cause of injury-related mortality in this age group.

 

 

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