children will not live to see their fifth birthday.
'The single most important correlate of better child health is household wealth', UNICEF report 2008, (Assessing the Orphan
Patricia from Bolivia knows this story well. When her son Rory was two, he had a severe urinary infection, but was misdiagnosed by a local health centre. Like 70% of Bolivians, she didn’t have health insurance. But, she did have a little business that she’d grown from a microloan. Her profits were enough to travel 15 kilometers away to get the medical care that her son needed.
1 – 8 May was our Global Week of Action.
See how millions around the world spoke out for the children who don’t have the same chance as Rudy. Raise your hands for child health now.
Here’s how we help children survive 5.