Neonatal, postneonatal, childhood, and under-5 mortality for 187 countries, 1970-2010: a systematic analysis of progress towards Millennium Development Goal 4.

@article{Rajaratnam2010NeonatalPC,
  title={Neonatal, postneonatal, childhood, and under-5 mortality for 187 countries, 1970-2010: a systematic analysis of progress towards Millennium Development Goal 4.},
  author={Julie Knoll Rajaratnam and Jake R. Marcus and Abraham D. Flaxman and Haidong Wang and Alison Levin-Rector and Laura Dwyer and Megan Costa and Alan D Lopez and C. J. Murray},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2010},
  volume={375 9730},
  pages={1988-2008}
}
BACKGROUND Previous assessments have highlighted that less than a quarter of countries are on track to achieve Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDG 4), which calls for a two-thirds reduction in mortality in children younger than 5 years between 1990 and 2015. In view of policy initiatives and investments made since 2000, it is important to see if there is acceleration towards the MDG 4 target. We assessed levels and trends in child mortality for 187 countries from 1970 to 2010. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING
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