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Ending preventable childhood and newborn deaths and stillbirths by 2030

Listen to Professor Joy Lawn explain why there must be an increased global commitment to help us achieve our goals of reducing mortality.

Where do we want to be by 2030? If progress for reducing child and neonatal mortality continues at the current rate we will not reach our targets. Something needs to change.

In this step we look at these targets in more detail and consider how much national and global change will be needed to help us achieve our goals. Donor funding data trends are also examined to see if these match the burden we’re faced with.

What do you think has driven increased attention towards newborn survival? Conversely, why is there still less attention and almost no donor funding for stillbirths despite a similar number of deaths globally?

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