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Why Investments in Maternal and Child Health Care in
We have assembled our Champions for Children — leading voices from academia, politics, religion, business and the arts — to celebrate the great progress the world has made in recent decades to reduce deaths among children under age 5. With a foreword by Bill Frist and Jon Corzine, these distinguished essayists explore the many reasons why the United States, as a nation, must continue to invest in lifesaving maternal and child health programs.
"When children in developing countries die, we all mourn this loss of life, especially when we know that most of these deaths could have been easily prevented. We are no longer Democrats or Republicans — we are members of the human family who recognize that it is simply wrong for some of our children to have access to basic services that ensure they survive, while others do not."