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Child survival in the SDG world: what next?

Watch Professor Joy Lawn describe what is next in child survival and what needs to be done in the SDG era to prevent further child deaths.

The first thing to remember is that despite a lot of progress, 6 million children are still dying each year, and that means we have an unfinished child survival agenda. In the video, Professor Joy Lawn highlights that we need to take into account what we’ve learned, what’s changing in the world, and the data we have to identify critical things we must do to prevent these deaths.

We need to pay attention to newborn health, child infections, and better understand the ‘other’ causes of death which are now responsible for so many children dying. We must also consider the child as a whole again, rather than as a set of specific conditions.

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