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.

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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