It is, says Gabriel Demombynes, of the World Bank’s Nairobi office, “a tremendous success story that has only barely been recognised”. Michael Clemens of the Centre for Global Development calls it simply “the biggest, best story in development”. It is the huge decline in child mortality now gathering pace across Africa.
Culled from ‘The Economist’. Read the full story here: The best story in development Africa is experiencing some of the biggest falls in child mortality ever seen, anywhere