The recent SDG summit and the UN General Assembly celebrated the global halving of childhood deaths from over 12 million in 1990 to around 6 million per year in 2015, a major accomplishment. However, much work remains. The proportion of mothers who don’t survive childbirth is 14 times higher in developing regions than in developed ones.
Global Health Policy Blog
CGD experts blog on global health issues such as health financing, drug resistance, clinical trials, vaccine development, HIV/AIDS, and health-related foreign assistance.