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The Millennium Development Goals Fail Poor Children: The Case for Equity-Adjusted Measures

  • Daniel D. Reidpath mail,

    dreidpath@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Centre for Public Health Research, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom

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  • Chantal M. Morel,

    Affiliation: LSE Health, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom

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  • Jeffrey W. Mecaskey,

    Affiliation: Save the Children UK, London, United Kingdom

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  • Pascale Allotey

    Affiliation: Centre for Public Health Research, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: April 28, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000062

About the Authors

Daniel D. Reidpath, Pascale Allotey
Centre for Public Health Research, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Chantal M. Morel
LSE Health, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom
Jeffrey W. Mecaskey
Save the Children UK, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: dreidpath@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DDR CMM JWM PA. Wrote the first draft of the paper: DDR. Contributed to the writing of the paper: CMM JWM PA.