Top 50 Causes of Death in Kenya Today 2019


Here is a post which is going to give you the top 50 leading cause of death in West African country, Kenya. We are not just going to give you the leading cause of death in the country, but also going to talk about the life expectancy and more.

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Ghana is an Eastern African country that shares border with Tanzania, Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Uganda, it has a population of 49,700,000 and a Per capita income of $1,640.

Average life span in Kenya 2019

Kenya is one of the top Eastern African countries and they have a pretty good life expectancy when compared with their neighbours. Though this doesn’t mean that they have one of the best in the world.

According to the latest WHO data published in 2018 life expectancy in Kenya is: Male 64.4, female 68.9 and total life expectancy is 66.7 which gives Kenya a World Life Expectancy ranking of 132.

The Infant mortality rate in Kenya is 39/1,000 live births.

List of top 50 leading causes of death in Kenya 2019

Below is the list of the leading causes of death in Kenya according to the WHO.

1. Diarrhoeal diseases
2. Influenza and Pneumonia
4. Stroke
5. Coronary Heart Disease
6. Road Traffic Accidents
7. Tuberculosis
8. Prostate Cancer
9. Malaria
10. Cervical Cancer
11. Liver Disease
12. Hypertension
13. Diabetes Mellitus

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14. Breast Cancer
15. Lung Disease
16. Oesophagus Cancer
17. Maternal Conditions
18. Alzheimers/Dementia
19. Malnutrition
20. Meningitis
21. Birth Trauma
22. Falls
23. Other Injuries
24. Congenital Anomalies
25. Anemia
26. Low Birth Weight

27. Suicide
28. Stomach Cancer
29. Endocrine Disorders
30. Violence
31. Tetanus
32. Asthma
33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
34. Colon-Rectum Cancers
35. Oral Cancer
36. Lymphomas
37. Kidney Disease
38. Fires
39. Ovary Cancer

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40. Liver Cancer
41. Drownings
42. Inflammatory/Heart
43. Leukemia
44. Epilepsy
45. Skin Disease
46. Pancreas Cancer
47. Other Neoplasms
48. Lung Cancers
49. Schistosomiasis
50. Uterin Cancer

About Ayeni Tolulope

Ayeni Tolulope is a fine-grained Journalist, Writer, Digital Media Strategist. He has been a member of the Fourth Estate for three years. He worked with LailasNews for over a year.

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