South African Child Gauge 2009/2010
Child health: From survival to optimal development August 2010
The fifth issue of the South African Child Gauge, published by the Children's Institute, University of Cape Town, is available for download online.
Poverty, violence, HIV/AIDS and poorly focused health services put children's lives at risk. This issue highlights current challenges and recommends key interventions that could help realise children's rights to health, optimal survival and development.
A series of 12 essays reflects on South Africa's progress in realising children's rights to health.