Climate change and neonatal survival: the case of Ethiopia

Leonore Albers*, Jos van Roosmalen, Abera K. Tura

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    Ethiopia's successes and ambitions, highlighted in The Lancet Global Health's January Editorial,1 are threatened by the present drought, a result of failed seasonal rains worsened by El Niño. Drought resulting in poor agricultural yields is already having a highly destructive effect on the health of more than 10 million people in Ethiopia, including 1·7 million children, and pregnant and lactating women. Since August, 2015, severe acute malnutrition in children is on the rise, comparable in its effects with the Horn of Africa drought in 2011.
    Originele taal-2English
    Pagina's (van-tot)E236-E236
    Aantal pagina's1
    TijdschriftThe Lancet Global Health
    Nummer van het tijdschrift4
    StatusPublished - apr.-2016

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