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End preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years, with all countries reducing neonatal mortality to no more than 12 per 1,000 live births and under‑5 to no more than 25 per 1,000 live births.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Community Health Centers: Provide primary healthcare services, including vaccinations, nutrition support, and basic healthcare for children.

  2. Parent-Teacher Associations with a Health Focus: Collaborate with schools and communities to promote child health through awareness campaigns, hygiene initiatives, and preventive healthcare programs.

  3. Women's and Children's Support Groups: Bring together mothers and caregivers to share knowledge, resources, and support for child health and well-being.

  4. Community-Based Immunization Programs: Ensure that children in the community receive timely vaccinations to prevent vaccine-preventable diseases.

  5. Child Nutrition and Feeding Programs: Address malnutrition and promote proper nutrition for children through community education and support.

  6. Community Health Initiatives: Trained individuals who work within communities to provide education, support, and basic healthcare services, with a focus on maternal and child health.

  7. Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Initiatives: Improve access to clean water and sanitation facilities, reducing the risk of waterborne diseases and improving overall child health.

  8. Community-Based Maternal and Child Health Clinics: Offer maternal and child health services, including prenatal care, childbirth support, and postnatal care.

  9. Child Protection and Advocacy Groups: Advocate for child rights, protection, and access to healthcare services.

  10. Community Empowerment Organizations: Empower communities to take charge of their own health by providing education, resources, and training in areas related to child health and well-being.

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