Mini Review - Journal of Child and Adolescent Health (2022) Volume 6, Issue 6
The importance of research in enhancing children's health.
Research that quantified health issues and established tactics for enhancing child health has resulted in a significant improvement in child health over the previous ten years. The Working Group on Women and Child Health examines the significant developments in this area made in developing nations since 1990 and makes the case that more advancement in child health depend critically on research. Although there has been a relative drop in child mortality of 15% since 1990, it is still higher than 100 per 1000 live births in more than 40 nations. Through scientifically supported measures like vaccination and oral rehydration therapy, the risk of death can be decreased. Research has been useful in identifying health improvement techniques, quantifying child health issues, and demonstrating the efficacy of interventions. We examine the significant developments in child health in poor nations since 1990 and highlight the contribution of research to these developments in anticipation of the next United Nations special session on children.Author(s): Takeo Fujiwara*