How do we work together to end preventable child deaths? It starts
with unity and purpose. Global leaders are coming together to focus on proven solutions
that will give children around the world further hope of survival. Learn more about
the different events around the world, the solutions that save lives, and the stories
of projects and programs that are successfully ending child deaths.
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Call to Action: Child Survival Summit – India
The Call to Action: Child Survival Summit was held in Chennai,
India, on February 7–9, 2013, to enable the Government of India to launch a
strategic roadmap for accelerating child survival and development in the near future
and beyond 2015.
African Leadership for Child Survival: A Promise Renewed – Ethiopia
On January 16–18, 2013, the Government of Ethiopia convened a meeting of African
ministers of health and global experts aimed at accelerating reductions in
preventable child deaths through sharper national plans and improved monitoring
Child Survival Call to Action – Washington D.C.
The Child Survival Call to Action event was held on June 14–15,
2012, in Washington,
D.C., to help unify and mobilize the global movement to end preventable child deaths.
Most of what we need to do to end preventable child deaths is inexpensive and
evidence based. USAID is working with partners and encouraging country ownership in
this fight. Together, we are using low-cost, high-impact solutions such as family
planning, nutrition, clean cord care, and much more to help more children reach
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Stories of Hope
When faced with adversity, many people come together to implement proven, effective
solutions, and save children's lives. Read about the projects and programs that
are helping to end preventable child deaths right now.
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