The reduction of deaths, worldwide, from preventable diseases, of children under five years old over the past two decades.
The number of children dying each year from preventable disease 20 years ago.
The number of children dying each year today.
Pneumonia is the number 1 child killer, followed by diarrhea, malaria and birth complications, all easily preventable. These statistics were released last month on Universal Children’s day, celebrated on November 21, 2012.