Strengthening Communities, Saving Children

Adrienne Long

Under-five mortality rate is the probability per 1,000 that a newborn baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates. In 2010, the under-five mortality rate in the United States was 8. This same year in Mozambique, the rate was 135. And the major cause, you guessed it, comes from a 100% preventable and treatable disease- malaria.

Read Adrienne’s blog here

Read about Peace Corps Mozambique here

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