Child survival and Africa's future
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Organization of African Unity;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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‘’There is need to re – align development priorities in order to emphasize the development of human resources not only as the object of development but also as the custodian and mentor of socio – economic development; as services of all the development as well as of the terminal products and services of all the development efforts. The human resource development sector in Africa requires positive action, if it is to play its proper role in ensuring the continent’s survival and progress. Thus, having examined human resources issues since the 1980s, African heads of state and government meeting in Lagos, Nigeria , in extraordinary session, laid emphasis on the importance of man to African’s survival and progress.