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Achieving MDG 4 in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Has Contributed to the Accelerated Child Mortality Decline in Ghana?

By Haruyo Nakamura, Nayu Ikeda, Andrew Stickley, Rintaro Mori and Kenji Shibuya
Topics: Research Article
Publisher: Public Library of Science
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