Topics » Global Health   Nov. 11, 2011

Nicaragua's Children Face Difficult Odds

Getting an education

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Dangerous Early YearsProtecting against PneumoniaA sad memoryReaching a hospitalImportance of sanitationgetting Needed nutritionStunted growthGetting an educationworking at a young ageimproving children's chances

Getting an education

Enrollment in primary school is high in Nicaragua, about 92 percent according to UNICEF. But only 48 percent of students actually make it to the end of primary education.

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