Global Health Plan Aims to End a Third of Childhood Deaths

Inter Press Service: The United Nations has unveiled a major framework aimed at, for the first time, coordinating worldwide efforts to work simultaneously to end childhood pneumonia- and diarrhoea-related deaths by 2025. Together, these two diseases account for around 30 percent of all deaths of children under five years old, around two million every year. According to new data released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF), most such deaths are taking place due to "piecemeal"......

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