Reducing Child Mortality

Fischer, Philip R.
August 2010
Travel Medicine Advisor;Aug2010, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p46
The article reports on child mortality worldwide. It notes that in children under five, there has been a 52 percent decrease in mortality since 1970 and a 30 percent decrease since 1990. It discusses mortality rates in different countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, and states that improvements in rates can be achieved. The Millennium Development Goals are discussed.


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