Prevention and Intervention
Millennium Development Goals were created to improve the health and well being of people worldwide. Its fourth goal is to decrease the number of mortalities within the infant and childhood population by two thirds, meaning it will decrease mortality from 95 to 31 deaths per 1000. Countries slow to abide by the Millennium Development Goal by 2015 are projected to have difficulty in reaching goal four.
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