Global, Regional, and National Levels and Trends in Under-5 Mortality between 1990 and 2015, with Scenario-based Projections to 2030: A systematic analysis by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation

Despite substantial progress in reducing child mortality, concerted efforts remain necessary to avoid preventable under-5 deaths in the coming years and to accelerate progress in improving child survival further. Urgent actions are needed most in the regions and countries with high under-5 mortality rates, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.

 

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