Child Mortality Rate Declines Globally

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MALAWI, Ndirane : des orphelins dans le Tithanizane Orphan Care Center le 13 août 2001 © AFP PHOTO ALEXANDER JOE

The number of children dying before their fifth birthdays each year has fallen below nine million for the first time on record, a significant milestone in the global effort to improve children’s chances of survival, particularly in the developing world, according to data that Unicef will release on Thursday.

New York Times

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