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WHO: Eritrea Recorded Significant Achievement in Disease Control and MDG Health

WHO: Eritrea’s Country Cooperation Strategic Agenda (2014 – 2016)

By WHO,

ERITREA has recorded significant achievements in disease control and made substantial progress towards the attainment of health MDGs through the implementation of proven interventions. Overall, the health status of the population has improved significantly.

The country has succeeded in reducing its child mortality significantly and is currently on record as being on track with regard to attainment of MDGs 4, 5 and 6. Challenges however exist in the reduction of neonatal mortality. The outcomes of EDHS 1995 and 2002, and EPHS+ 2010 show that neonatal mortality virtually stabilized at 25, 24 and 23 per 1000 live births respectively.  Continue reading WHO: Eritrea Recorded Significant Achievement in Disease Control and MDG Health