Children need your helpBMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c6313 (Published 10 November 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c6313
- Justin Forsyth, chief executive
- 1Save the Children, London EC1M 4AR, UK
In 2011, Save the Children’s major international campaign will focus on health and, in particular, what is needed to secure the health of a child. The task is a formidable one; every year over 8 million children die under the age of 5 years. The stark reality is that there is often no doctor or drugs on hand to treat a child with pneumonia or diarrhoea. As a consequence, 3.5 million children die each year from diarrhoea …
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