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Thailand reduces child deaths and health inequality

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7593.558-b (Published 15 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:558

In 1990, 27 of each 1000 children born in Thailand died before reaching their fifth birthday. By 2000, this figure had fallen by a third to just under 19. Importantly, death rates fell fastest among the poor. An analysis of data from …

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