Diarrhoea deaths and disability-adjusted life years attributable to suboptimal breastfeeding practices in Nigeria: findings from the global burden of disease study 2016

Abstract Background In Nigeria, diarrhoea contributes significantly to childhood morbidity and mortality, with suboptimal breastfeeding practices playing a key role. The present study aimed to report on diarrhoea deaths and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) among children aged under five years...

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Main Authors: Felix Akpojene Ogbo, Anselm Okoro, Bolajoko O. Olusanya, Jacob Olusanya, Ifegwu K. Ifegwu, Akorede O. Awosemo, Pascal Ogeleka, Andrew Page
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-01-01
Series:International Breastfeeding Journal
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13006-019-0198-9