Global Health & Child Survival
During a child’s first 1,000 days, proper nutrition is vital. Without it, the risk is high for life-long health issues like blindness, developmental disabilities and organ shutdown.
Training in basic child health, immunization, skilled attendants at birth and emergency obstetric care make a real difference.
Yet, in many parts of the world, more than 20 percent of child deaths under five are due to preventable causes.