This report examines the latest progress towards achieving the MDGs. It reaffirms that the MDGs have made a profound difference in people’s lives.
Despite substantial progress, the world is still falling short of the MDG child mortality target.
Preventable diseases are the main causes of under-five deaths and appropriate actions need to be taken to address them.
Under- five mortality rate, 1990 and 2012 (Deaths per 1,000 live births).
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