Decrease of overall and childhood mortality from 1993 to 2007 in a developing country of West Africa

Gisela Kynast-Wolf, Ali Sié, Gabriele Stieglbauer, Louis Niamba, Heribert Ramroth & Heiko Becher
Introduction: In several countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), mortality rates show some declines in recent years, although data quality limits firm conclusions. Monitoring and evaluation of mortality rates play a major role in formulating good public health policy [ref:1], [ref:2],[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]