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Child Mortality Rate

On International Day Of The Girl Child, These Facts Remind Us We're Lucky Gals (Plus: How To Help)

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg & Jessica Prois | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact

Celebrating its second year, the International Day of the Girl Child focuses its advocacy efforts on lifting up the most marginalized group in the wor...

USAID and UNICEF: A Winning Partnership for Child Survival and Development

Kul Chandra Gautam | Posted 08.22.2012 | Impact
Kul Chandra Gautam

As it celebrates its 50th anniversary, USAID can have no nobler mission than to rededicate itself to the original call to action by its founding father -- President Kennedy -- to lead the way to eradicate world poverty, and help build a world fit for all our children.

Healthy Birth Critical to Child Survival

Craig E. Rubens, MD, PhD | Posted 08.09.2012 | Impact
Craig E. Rubens, MD, PhD

Caring for newborns and young children is only half the battle. It is equally important that we study what happens during pregnancy, because safer and healthier pregnancies will put every child in a better position to live a long and healthy life.

Ending Infant Mortality

Cecilia Attias | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home
Cecilia Attias

Earlier this month, Africa gave the world some very good news. The Economist magazine reported that the continent as a whole had experienced some of the steepest drops in child mortality ever seen anywhere.