It’s not all bad news in the global effort to reduce child mortality. In fact, the number of children who die every year before age five has declined significantly in the last two decades and continues to drop at record rates. But the fight is far from over. Of the nearly seven million young children who died in 2011, the majority died from preventable causes. What works and what doesn’t in the fight against child mortality? What does it take to go the last mile, and bring this number down to zero? GlobalPost investigates.
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