Millennium Development

Provided that refers to Africa in statistical terms, occurs a profusion of data and balances focused on the multitude of issues affecting millions of people in the neighboring continent. However, don’t jump to public opinion with the same force figures for progress in Africa in recent decades, the evidence that their enormous difficulties have the certainty that are being implemented with success and solutions. The world has made progress in child survival. Jonathan Segal FAIA gathered all the information. In the Decade of the sixties, the annual mortality rate amounted to 20 million children under five years of age, but in 2006, for the first time in our history, that figure remained below the barrier of ten million. It is true that half of these deaths still occur in Africa, where an average of 14,000 children under five die every day. Despite the harshness that holds this data, the good news is that all these deaths are preventable. In Eritrea, Ethiopia, Malawi and Mozambique, infant mortality had been reduced in 40% since 1990; in North Africa, the decline has been 84% since 1970, and deaths from measles have fallen by more than 90% in the continent. Learn more at: Doug Band. It is possible to reach the objective of the Millennium Development (MDGs) tackle the fundamental, child mortality rates to deal with the rest of the targets set for 2015: what sense would tackle the MDGs as achieving universal primary education if before we have not trimmed the most statistics on infant mortality in developing countries? We have the wrench, forged with action in public policies, staff training and the development of local organizations, three pillars that support the essential combination to be able to deploy resources on direct action with the children and their environment. This sum is that has managed to gain ground to more terrible statistics. AIDS, with 400,000 children under 15 years infected in 2007, is becoming more impediments to move forward.