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Investing in world's poorest children can save millions of lives, UN study finds

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Uploaded on Sep 7, 2010

United Nations, New York, 7 September 2010 -
Investing first in the world's most disadvantaged children and communities can save millions of lives and help spur progress towards achieving internationally agreed development targets, according to a new study by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

The agency found that an equity-based approach, focusing on the needs of the most disadvantaged children, can be a cost-effective strategy to reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) -- eight targets that include slashing poverty, hunger and a host of other socio-economic ills, all by 2015.

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