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Life expectancy - Cape Verde by Wikipedia 26

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Ilha de São Vicente - Cabo Verde - 2014 - photo by Fernando Costa



CAPE VERDE


Health

The infant mortality rate in Cape Verde is 25.13 per 1,000 live births, and the maternal mortality rate is 53.7 deaths per 100,000 live births. The AIDS prevalence rate is low: There are approximately 1,000 HIV/AIDS patients in the country, with just over half of these in Praia according to the United Nations' HIV/AIDS 2013 report and the country's sexually transmitted
diseases prevention bureau. Life expectancy in Cape Verde is 74.1 years (70.5 years for males and 77.7 years for females) according to the country's statistics bureau.[48] There are various hospitals throughout the country each island has a central hospital, and the main islands like Santiago, Sao Vicente, Sal, Fogo can find a variety of private clinics.

Cape Verde's population is among the healthiest in Africa. Since its independence, it has greatly improved its health indicators. Besides having been promoted to the group of "medium development" countries in 2007, leaving the least developed countries category (which is only the second time it has happened to a country), is currently the 10th best ranked country in Africa in its Human Development Index.

The total expenditure for Healph was 4.8% of GDP (2011).  LINK




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