WHO/UNICEF regional child survival strategy : accelerated and sustained action towards MDG 4
World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific. (2006). WHO/UNICEF regional child survival strategy : accelerated and sustained action towards MDG 4. Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/206993
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Regional Committee for Africa, 59 (AFR-RC59-INF-DOC-2, 2011-06-14)Every year, about 4.7 million children under five years of age in sub-Saharan Africa die of preventable and treatable diseases including infections, malnutrition and neonatal conditions.1 These deaths account for 51% of global under-five mortality.1 Only five countries2 in the WHO African Region are on track to achieve Millennium Development Goal 4 which is to reduce child deaths by two-thirds from the 1990 levels by 2015. 2. “Child Survival: A strategy for the African Region,”3 was developed by WHO, UNICEF and World Bank and adopted by the ...