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Save the Children and World Vision call for solid commitment from government to fight child undernutrition

Save the Children and World Vision call for solid commitment from government to fight child undernutrition

Press releases   •   Nov 20, 2012 07:00 +08

International organizations Save the Children and World Vision are calling on the National Government to strengthen its commitment to reduce cases of child undernutrition in the Philippines, a hidden crisis that is accountable for more than a third of all child deaths worldwide—around 2.3 million in 2011.

Child malnutrition is an urgent election issue - Save the Children

Child malnutrition is an urgent election issue - Save the Children

Press releases   •   Oct 10, 2012 10:14 +08

International children’s organization Save the Children challenges candidates who filed their certificates before the electoral commission to address the global issue on children’s survival in an effort to decrease the number of preventable deaths of children and to ensure national development.

Dingdong Dantes to run for children’s survival

Dingdong Dantes to run for children’s survival

Press releases   •   Oct 06, 2012 06:00 +08

Filipino actor-producer Dingdong Dantes will run in the world’s biggest children’s race on October 16, World Food Day, at the Yńares Center, Rizal Capitol Compound, Antipolo City if only to urge governments and world leaders to decisively address child malnutrition and ensure protection of child rights in times of emergencies and disasters.

Over half a million children unable to return home a month after Philippines floods; Save the Children warns that more typhoons are expected in coming months

Over half a million children unable to return home a month after Philippines floods; Save the Children warns that more typhoons are expected in coming months

Press releases   •   Sep 06, 2012 09:58 +08

Over half a million children are still living in evacuation centres or with host families a month after floods triggered by Tropical Storm “Haikui” hit the Philippines. Save the Children warns that the most severe typhoons have yet to hit this storm season.

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Falling short to achieve MDGs in Pakistan

Falling short to achieve MDGs in Pakistan

Blog posts   •   May 24, 2012 12:07 +08

Progress towards achieving Millennium Development Goals remains a challenge for Pakistan. MDG 4 requires a two third reduction in child mortality, whereas, MDG 5 demands a reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three quarters. There is a need to accelerate the efforts to achieve the desired results by 2015.

Progress for Afghanistan’s mothers and children, but for how long?

Progress for Afghanistan’s mothers and children, but for how long?

Blog posts   •   May 08, 2012 12:01 +08

For the first time in two years, Save the Children’s State of the World’s Mother’s report does not rank Afghanistan as the toughest place in the world to be a mother.