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Life Expectancy in Africa Increases Nearly 10 Years

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Life expectancy in Africa has increased to 56 years, compared with 46 at the turn of the century. This rise is greater than in any other region of the world during the same period. Life expectancy in the African region is still below the global average of 64 years. Health systems across the continent have been overstretched mostly by the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries such as Nigeria are battling as many as five of these outbreaks.
Life Expectancy in Africa Increases Nearly 10 Years
10 days ago·Johannesburg, South Africa

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WHO Africa sees 10-year growth in healthy life expectancy

Africa recorded a ten-year growth in its healthy life expectancy over the last ten years, the World Health Organization Africa office said Thursday, exceeding the global average and progress seen in any other region over the same period.

10 days ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Washington Post

WHO Africa sees 10-year growth in healthy life expectancy

Africa’s regional health body announced on Thursday that the continent recorded a ten-year increase in its healthy life expectancy from 2000 to 2019, citing a new report that also shows it is the highest growth for any region across the world over the same period

10 days ago·Washington, United States
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Life Expectancy in Africa Increases Nearly 10 Years

Disruptions in health services due to COVID-19 threaten to roll back gains

10 days ago·United States
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The Guardian Nigeria

Why Africa’s healthy life expectancy rose in two decades, by WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, offered an explanation why healthy life expectancy in the African region increased on average by 10 years per person between 2000 and 2019.

10 days ago·Nigeria
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Winnipeg Free Press

WHO Africa sees 10-year growth in healthy life expectancy

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Africa recorded a ten-year growth in its healthy life expectancy over the last ten years, the World Health Organization Africa office said Thursday, exceeding the global average and progress seen in any other region over the same period. The healthy life expectancy in the region “rose by almost ten years to […]

10 days ago·Winnipeg, Canada
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WHO Africa sees 10-year growth in healthy life expectancy

Africa recorded a ten-year growth in its healthy life expectancy from 2000 to 2019, the World Health Organization Africa office said Thursday, exceeding the global average and progress seen in any other region over the same period.

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