Doris Cojti, 4, holds her vaccination certificate as her mother, Miguelda Cojti, dresses after a consultation Wednesday in a medical clinic in Caquixajay, a small rural village some 65 miles west from Guatemala City. Two-thirds of the estimated worldwide deaths of children under 5 are the result of treatable illnesses, according to reports highlighted during the World Health Organization meeting in Mexico City. The WHO also said Thursday that African countries were facing a health crisis because they lacked enough medical personnel to attend to the sick. Tim Evans, the World Health Organization's assistant director-general, said Africa had only 0.8 health workers for every 1,000 people, far below the minimum of 2.5 health workers needed to "provide essential health care."


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