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17,000 children die needlessly every day.

In 2013 one in 11 children in sub-Saharan Africa died before their fifth birthday. Almost two-thirds of these deaths could be avoided by increasing coverage of simple, existing and affordable interventions, such as exclusive breastfeeding and handwashing.

10 Oct 2014

GiveWell, the leading US-based evaluator of non-profit effectiveness, has published a promising interim review of DMI ahead of a potential 'top charity' recommendation at the end of the year.