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Global Lessons from China’s Tainted Milk

Tragic news of children sickened by poisoned milk in China raises questions not only about its product safety system but about why infants in China are fed formula at all.

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India Lags in Addressing Child Mortality

Sixty percent of the under-five deaths in India occur in just five states. An Indian child’s chance of celebrating the fifth birthday clearly depends on the state or community it is born into.

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Too Little Progress on Child and Maternal Mortality

A special edition of The Lancet finds that fewer than a quarter of 68 priority countries are on track to reach the Millennium Development Goals on maternal and child mortality.

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