Interactive Discussion on "500 Days to Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Beyond: India's Target to Reduce Child Mortailty”

On 31 July, 2014, GPPI-CPR and the Global Health Strategies (GHS) in their ongoing series of discussions organized a roundtable on India's ambitious target to reduce the child mortality rate to 38, to meet the MDG 4 targets.

The discussion aimed to discuss the comprehensive approaches to prevent and treat these diseases such as access to life saving medicines and technologies such as vaccines, with which millions of lives could be saved.

The discussion was co-chaired by Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal (BJP) and Dr. Ajoy Kumar (JVM).

Dr. Santosham Mathuram, Professor of Pediatrics and International Health, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Medical Institutions, Baltimore, gave a presentation and shared his perspectives on the topic.