Year Published: 2006
Authors: Kashifa Abrahams, Charmaine Smith and Lizette Berry
Publisher: Children's Institute, University of Cape Town
Suggested Citation: Abrahams K, Smith C & Berry L (2006) Facts about child deaths in South Africa. Fact Sheet. Children's Institute, University of Cape Town.
The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide the reader with an overview of child deaths in South Africa. It presents a profile of child deaths, including the number and causes, and aims to raise awareness about why child deaths should concern every duty-bearer in the country.