Save the Children Launch Newborn, Child Health Campaign

Mothers in Bangladesh's Barguna District receive lesson on proper detection of pneunomia from a Save the Children-supported project. The organization is launching a new worldwide campaign supporting the MDG on child mortality. Photo by: uncultured / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 unculturedCC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Save the Children will launch a five-year, worldwide campaign to help developing countries achieve the fourth Millennium Development Goal, on child and maternal health care, by its 2015 deadline, the organization announced in a press release. The campaign aims to help up to 10 million of the world’s most vulnerable children living in countries with the highest newborn and child mortality rates.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.