Failure to Deliver Data, and Lack of Sharing, Leads to Child Death
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One Mother Tells Her Story
"There is no pain like that one... losing a baby." - Keabetswe Ellen Mpiti
See how mortality surveillance helped this mother understand the cause of her child's death.
Nearly 6 million children around the world die each year before the age of five. Why?
CHAMPS in the News
"Aid organizations and public health agencies are spending millions of dollars each year to save the lives of children in developing countries."
BY LISA STIFFLER on
"Aid organizations and public health agencies are spending billions of dollars each year to save the lives of babies and children in developing countries. But they’ve been missing a key piece of information in their effort: What exactly is killing these children? Globally, nearly 6 million children under the age of five die each year from preventable causes, and 45 percent of those die in the first month of life.
“Some of these early deaths, we don’t know much at all,” said Bill Gates, co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in a recent interview with GeekWire. “Was there an infection there? Is there some new tool — antibiotic, vaccine — that could have saved that child’s life?”