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from or mentioning Ghana, West Africa
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Handwashing campaign targets a billion people worldwide
Unilever and the UK government are funding an information campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of washing hands with soap regularly and disinfecting surfaces. This will include TV, radio, pr...
28 Mar | Handwashing | International
Global use of rotavirus vaccines recommended
WHO has recommended that rotavirus vaccination be included in all national immunization programmes to provide protection against a virus that is responsible for more than 500 000 diarrhoeal deaths ...
05 Jun '09 | Rotavirus | International
Polio immunisation campaign launched in West Africa
53 million children under 5 yrs are expected to be reached across 8 West African countries in a coordinated polio immunization campaign. The initiative involves 8 countries, namely Benin, Burkina F...
27 Feb '09 | Polio
| West Africa
2.5 billion live with poor sanitation facilities
Worldwide, the number of people who lack access to an improved drinking water source (protected from faecal and chemical contamination) has fallen below one billion for the first time since data we...
17 Jul '08 | Sanitation | International