Source: New York Times

According to a new report from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, child mortality rates lowered across the majority of 97 low-to-middle-income countries where the issue plagued young generations.

Yet while in most places child mortality rates have lowered thanks to efforts by human rights groups and health groups, the places that continue to have high mortality rates among children are struggling with problems that are “preventable,” according to the New York Times.

“Adequate nutrition, water, sanitation, vaccines and antibiotics can save many lives,” reports the New York Times, and yet many children are dying because of contaminated water or malnutrition.

Within two decades, child mortality rates dropped significantly, but the gains have been even across poor countries, according to the report.

Read Full Story: New York Times


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Child Mortality Rates Lowered in Most Low-Middle Income Countries