Low Child Survival Index in a Multi-Dimensionally Poor Amerindian Population in Venezuela

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Julian A Villalba; Yushi Liu; Mauyuri K Alvarez; Luisana Calderon; Merari Canache; Gaudymar Cardenas; Berenice Del Nogal; Howard E Takiff; Jacobus H De Waard;
(2013)

BACKGROUND:Warao Amerindians, who inhabit the Orinoco Delta, are the second largest indigenous group in Venezuela.  High Warao general mortality rates were mentioned in a limited study 21 years ago. However, there have been no comprehensive studies addressing child surv... View more
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