6 Reduce child mortality

Where we are?

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A near halving of the child mortality rate during 1995–2012 (from 14.7 to 8.4 deaths per 1000 live births) occurred due to purposeful efforts made, including by reforming and developing the perinatal care system. Examples of inconsistent statistical data suggest the need to improve the observation system. In general, progress is significant, and target values are even expected to be exceeded.

UNDP's work in Ukraine

Mortality rate among children up to 5 years of age, number of children of corresponding age who died per 1000 live births

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1.42 years
remaining
until 2015

1990 2015
Targets for MDG4
  1. Reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among children under five
    • Under-five mortality rate
    • Infant mortality rate
    • Proportion of 1 year-old children immunised against measles