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child mortality

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By Basant Hussien
Child Mortality and MDG4
Definition
Child Mortality: The number of children dying under age five years
Causes
Progress
Fighting diseases such as Malaria, Measles, Polio and HIV, has cut child mortality rates by 41% since 1990.




What the MDG did?
MDG
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The Atlas of Human Rights by:Andrew Fagan
Malnutrition
Defined by TheMedicalDictionary as:

"The condition that develops when the body does not get the right amount of the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients it needs to maintain healthy tissues and organ function."


A child dies of hunger every 6 seconds


Where It Is Happening
UN's Millennium Development Goals.
September 2000
189 countries
MDG 4 specific to child health
Goal aiming to have reduced mortality in under 5's by two thirds between 1990 and 2015
Diseases
Child Mortality & MDG4
Dr. Mona Kamhawi
Diseases
malnutrition
poverty
maternal health
no medication
Child mortality rates are on the decline
Much success in recent years
From over 12 million to 6.9 million
Medical supply
MDG along with UNICEF built more hospitals.
provided delivery beds and medications
Malnutrition
offer iodized salt
food campaigns
water purification systems
ADRA animal loan
Poverty
most of Africa is underdeveloped and poor
45%of the local Ghanaian people live with less than $1 per day.
Maternal Health
During the prenatal time of a babies life, his only nutritional resource comes from his mother.
Weak mothers give birth to weak babies
No Medications
Keep
promise
the
Thank you :)
there are many diseases that are easliy treatable with modern day medicine and new drugs.
also vaccines prevent diseaes such as pneumonia which is one of the major causes of child mortality.
mentor new healthcare practicioners
Diseases
large scale vaccination campaigns
provide medical care
Poverty
ADRA campaign
building more hospitals
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