Monday, August 06, 2007

Steady progress being made in achieving the Millennium Development Goals for Ethiopia’s children


Talking Points:

  • "Close to 400,000 children under-five still dying from preventable causes each year, Ethiopia continues to have one of the highest child mortality rates in the world"

  • "Plumpy’Nut factory in Addis Ababa, which is producing the ready-to-use-therapeutic food...will help save the lives of severely malnourished children and help fight malnutrition across the country”

  • "Under-five mortality rates in Ethiopia have steadily declined to 123 out of every 1,000 live births."

  • "Child mortality in Ethiopia has declined by 40 per cent in the last 15 years”

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