17,000 children die needlessly every day.

In 2013 one in 11 children in sub-Saharan Africa died before their fifth birthday. Almost two-thirds of these deaths could be avoided by increasing coverage of simple, existing and affordable interventions, such as exclusive breastfeeding and handwashing.

11 Feb 2015

DMI is running a randomised controlled trial in West Africa to prove that media can save lives, which is being evaluated by LSHTM. DMI and LSHTM have written a 'Viewpoint' article in the Lancet, which explains the scientific reasoning behind the trial.