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PROGRAMME OF ACTION OF THE UN ICPD

Objectives


8.15. The objectives are:

(a) To promote child health and survival and to reduce disparities between and within developed and developing countries as quickly as possible, with particular attention to eliminating the pattern of excess and preventable mortality among girl infants and children;

(b) To improve the health and nutritional status of infants and children;

(c) To promote breast-feeding as a child-survival strategy.