Thank you for taking this poll! The statistics may seem overwhelming, but they aren't set in stone. Millions of individuals, along with the help dedicated organizations, are making a difference in the lives of those who struggle in developing countries every day.
About how many children in the developing world die each day from malnutrition and mostly preventable diseases?
30,000 (correct answer)
The African nation of Eritrea has a population of approximately 4.8 million people. How many pediatricians serve the entire population of this African country?
5 (correct answer)
Measles immunization costs only 30 cents in U.S. dollars per dose, and has been around for more than 40 years. Even so, about how many people continue to die from measles every year?
500,000 (correct answer)
Sub-Saharan Africa has just over 10 percent of the world’s population. But what worldwide percent of children living with AIDS come from this area?
90 percent (correct answer)
How can the health and lives of people living in developing countries around the world be improved?
Increased access to affordable medical services
Educating myself and others about situations in the developing world
Developing a stronger bond between our country and countries in need