April 2, 2019, Vol 321, No. 13, Pages 1229-1320
Current and Future Challenges for Children Across the World
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, MBBS, FRCPCH, PhD; Robert E. Black, MD, MPH
JAMA. 2019;321(13):1251-1252. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.1840
This Viewpoint argues that children have been left behind in UN and other global health efforts, calls for a focus on health measures beyond survival to define success, and outlines requirements to achieve real improvements in child health, including access to preventive care, a focus on education and nutrition, and introduction of information systems to monitor the population effects of health services.
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