|Mozambique - Health Situation 1988|
Volume 1 1988
4-Million displaced persons within Mozambique.
1-Million refugees have fled from Mozambique.
100 000 Deaths in civil war between 1975-1985.
1-Million deaths due to starvation caused by Socialist nationalisations, collectivisations and scorched earth policies.
37% Of budget 1987-1988 devoted to military expenditure.
30% Of population have access to health services.
13% Of population have access to safe water.
313 Doctors for population of 14.5 million.
27 Doctors for all rural areas of Mozambique.
200 Children die out of every 1 000 under 1-year old.
325 Children out of every 1 000 die before reaching age 5 years.
595 Health centres closed in Mozambique during 1987. (No private medicine is permitted - entire health system nationalised)
40% Of rural children under 5 years old affected by chronic malnutrition in Mozambique.