Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed

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UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund

UNICEF’s “Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed – Progress Report 2012” examines trends in child mortality since 1990, analyses the causes of preventable child death, and outlines strategies to accelerate progress. More children now survive their fifth birthday than ever before – the global number of child deaths fell from nearly 12 million in 1990 to an estimated 6.9 million in 2011. But reducing that number further will require determined action on the part of governments and partners.

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