• Children in sub-Saharan Africa are 15 times more likely to die before the age of 5 than children in high income countries.
  • The highest rates of child mortality are still in Sub-Saharan Africa where 1 in 9 children die before their fifth birthday
  • Inequities in child mortalitybetween high-income and low-income countries remain large
  • Sepsis/Pneumonia, Asphyxia and Pre-term births account for over 50% of newborn deaths in Africa
See below Child Mortality Estimates as generated by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) in 2017. Notes:  * Lower and Upper refer to the lower bound and upper bound of 90% uncertainty intervals

With its focus clearly defined, Berachah is committed to establishing and running projects aimed at reducing child mortality rates in Lagos State and ultimately Nigeria as a whole.

Contact Info


Address:4, Michael Olawale-Cole Drive, Lekki phase 1, Lagos State, Nigeria.



Email: info@berachahchildrens.org


Subscribe to receive inspiration, ideas, and news in your inbox.

Copyright © 2018. All Rights Reserved