NUMBERS SAY IT ALL

The East African - - OUTLOOK -

Ac­cord­ing to an WHO re­port, the num­ber of malaria in­fec­tions in Kenya has fallen from 11 per cent to eight per cent in un­der a year, with the in­fant mor­tal­ity rate per 1,000 live births fall­ing from 52 to 39. Mor­tal­ity rate for chil­dren un­der five years had also dropped over the past one year, from 74 to 52 per 1,000 with ma­ter­nal mor­tal­ity also de­clin­ing from 488 to 362 per 1,000.

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