Research and analysis

Reducing child mortality in London

Background and statistics on the number of child deaths, causes of death and avoidable deaths in London, providing actions to reduce these.


Reducing child mortality in London

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Although there have been significant reductions in child deaths in the past 3 decades in England, too many children are still dying unnecessarily.

This document includes:

  • important child mortality statistics for children and young people (CYP) in London
  • national findings from Child Death Overview Panels (CDOP)
  • actions to reduce child deaths
Published 29 July 2016