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Deaths of children under five
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200
CIS,Europe
Eastern Asia
Latin America & the Caribbean
...
0 20 40 60 80 100 120
Developed regions
Developing regions
Under-fivemortalityrateper1,000livebirths
Regions
1990
2000
2006
• Despite progress, deaths of children under five
remain unacceptably high
• In 2006 annual deaths among children under
fi...
• The leading causes of childhood deaths
are easily prevented through simple
improvements in basic health services and
pro...
• There are methods that provide safe,
lifelong protection
• The second-dose coverage has reduced
global deaths from measl...
0 20 40 60 80 100 120
Eastern Asia
Northern Africa
Latin America & the Caribbean
Oceania
Sub-Saharan Africa
State
Proporti...
0 20 40 60 80 100
World
Developing
regions
Delevoped
regions
Proportion of children 12-23 months old who received at least...
Project carried out by
Federica Simone
Luca Vitale
Christian La Mantia
Alessandro Boccolli
Millennium Development Goal #4
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Millennium Development Goal #4

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  1. 1. Deaths of children under five 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 CIS,Europe Eastern Asia Latin America & the Caribbean Northern Africa South-Eastern Asia Western Asia CIS,Asia Oceania Southern Asia Sub-Saharan Africa State Under-five mortality rate per 1,000 live births 1990 2000 2006
  2. 2. 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 Developed regions Developing regions Under-fivemortalityrateper1,000livebirths Regions 1990 2000 2006
  3. 3. • Despite progress, deaths of children under five remain unacceptably high • In 2006 annual deaths among children under five dipped below 10 million • It is different in a developing country rather than in an industrialized country • Disparities persist in all regions
  4. 4. • The leading causes of childhood deaths are easily prevented through simple improvements in basic health services and proven interventions • Undernutrition is estimated to be an underlying cause in more than one third of all deaths in children under five
  5. 5. • There are methods that provide safe, lifelong protection • The second-dose coverage has reduced global deaths from measles, surpassing the initial target
  6. 6. 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 Eastern Asia Northern Africa Latin America & the Caribbean Oceania Sub-Saharan Africa State Proportion of children 12-23 months old who received at least one dose of measles vaccine 1990 2000 2006 Vaccinations have slashed deaths from measles
  7. 7. 0 20 40 60 80 100 World Developing regions Delevoped regions Proportion of children 12-23 months old who received at least one dose of measles vaccine 1990 2000 2006
  8. 8. Project carried out by Federica Simone Luca Vitale Christian La Mantia Alessandro Boccolli
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