HEALTH: Child survival up, but not enough

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 11, 2012 0

NAIROBI 11 May 2012 (IRIN) – Global mortality among children younger than five years declined by 26 percent between 2000 and 2010 – meaning that the lives of some two million children were saved – but this is still not enough for many countries to meet the Millennium Development Goal of reducing deaths in this age group by two-thirds by 2015, according to recent US research.

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HEALTH: Child survival up, but not enough

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