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Health in Central Asia, mortality, infant mortality, infectious diseases and cancer
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Health issues are of particular note in Central Asia with a high incidence of environmental pollution, and economies in transition. This graphic shows the relative numbers of mortality, infant mortality, deaths by infectious diseases and parasites, together with the rate of cancer mortality in Central Asia for the year of 1999.