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Child Health Policy and Strategy (2012-2015)

Ministry of Health Government of Fiji Country Resources Child and Youth General Health Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Fiji 1 January 2012 Policy document health service, millennium development goal

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The vision, mission, and goals of this policy are as follows:

1. Vision: The achievement of optimum child health for all children in Fiji

2. Mission: To provide comprehensive and integrated health services for all children

3. Goals:
1) Goal 1: To contribute to the reduction of child morbidity and mortality by two thirds between 1990 and 2015, thus contributing to the achievement of MDG 4, specifically – a. To achieve an IMR of 5.5 per 1,000 live births by 2015; b. To achieve an U5MR of 9.3 per 1,000 live births by 2015.
2) Goal 2: To contribute to the reduction in under five under-nutrition by three quarters between 1990-2015, thus contributing to the achievements of MDG 1, specifically: To reduce undernutrition in under 5 year olds to 50% by 2015.

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