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Every Child Deserves a 5th Birthday. The U.S. Government’s Contribution to A Promise Renewed.


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Committing to Child Survival:
A Promise Renewed

Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed is the initiative that emerged from the Child Survival Call to Action, a high-level forum convened in June 2012 by the Governments of India, Ethiopia, and the United States. Led by UNICEF, A Promise Renewed is a movement to energize efforts to reduce the deaths of children under 5 years old in all countries to 20, or fewer, per 1,000 live births by 2035. 

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We Know What Works

Child mortality has been reduced by 70 percent over the last 50 years.  However, we must double our efforts in order to meet Millennium Development Goal 4 of reducing under-5 mortality by two-thirds.  Learn what USAID is doing to accelerate progress.

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"This is our first task – caring for our children. It’s our first job. If we don’t get that right, we don’t get anything right. That’s how, as a society, we will be judged."

-President Barack Obama, 12/16/12

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