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Child Mortality


Women, children, poverty…

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 September 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: child mortality, family, maternal mortality, Millennium Development Goals, poverty
What’s missing from the Millennium Development Goals programme?


Child mortality drops around the world but some rich countries lag

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 May 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Africa, birth control, child mortality

The number of children under five dying has declined substantially in the past 20 years and the rate of decline is speeding up, according to a report in The Lancet medical journal. Some developing countries are doing surprisingly well, but rates in the US and Britain are not good by developed world standards -- for reasons that are not clear.

 



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