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Lack of data means millions of children die unseen and invisible, new report finds

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Children are dying unseen, unaccounted for and invisible to the health services that may save their lives, a new World Vision report finds. Uncounted and Unreached details how many countries are failing to capture vital data on children and their health.

Most preventable child deaths occur in middle-income countries, says World Vision report

Monday, November 12, 2012

In a new report, launched on World Pneumonia Day, World Vision says more than 4.4 million children die each year from the six most preventable causes, and the majority of those deaths take place in countries classified as ‘middle income’.

Time to put our hands up for health

Monday, November 12, 2012

The biggest killer of children under five isn’t malaria. It’s not diarrhoea, AIDS or measles. It’s pneumonia. In fact, pneumonia claims more lives than malaria, measles and AIDS combined.

Cheap vitamin supplements could save the lives of thousands of kids each year: report

Monday, October 10, 2011

A vitamin supplement that costs just $1.20 per child, could save the lives of more than 100,000 children under the age of five who die every day due to malnutrition, says a new World Vision report released today.

Aid budget commitment could save 200,000 lives

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

World Vision Australia today welcomed the Federal Government’s move to deliver its promises on overseas aid.

World Vision urges government to act on midwife crisis

Monday, March 7, 2011

On the eve of the centenary of International Women’s Day, Australia’s largest aid agency called on the Federal Government to help the thousands of women living in poor nations who die unnecessarily in child birth or during pregnancy each year.

World Vision: health-related aid spending in the region requires ‘dramatic overhaul’ if more lives are to be saved

Monday, August 30, 2010

World Vision CEO Tim Costello has warned that children in the Pacific region are dying at rates not seen in Australia ‘since before Federation’.

Children in Pacific dying at rates not seen in Australia ‘since before Federation’

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

World Vision today launched Child Health Now!, a five-year global advocacy campaign urging governments to do more to halt the catastrophic number of deaths among children under five years of age. Globally, nine million children die before their fifth birthday every year.

World Vision applauds new Government funds to improve infant wellbeing in Willowra

Friday, November 20, 2009

World Vision applauds the $2.6 million funding boost the Federal Government announced yesterday to build urgently needed infrastructure for early childhood and adult learning in Willowra, one of central Australia’s most neglected Indigenous communities.