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from or mentioning Rwanda
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Global Handwashing Day
Child mortality figures (Sept 2012) indicate that 2,000 children under 5 years old die each day from diarrhoeal diseases. Of these about 1,800 children per day die from diarrhoeal diseases due to a...
Campaign against maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT)
Although maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) is a swift and painful killer, it is easily preventable through immunization of women with tetanus toxoid (TT) vaccine, which also confers immunity for ...
22 Feb '11 | International
Malaria deaths decline by 66% in Zambia
Malaria deaths reported from health facilities in Zambia have declined by 66%. This result along with other supporting data indicates that Zambia has reached the 2010 Roll Back Malaria target of a ...
Early HIV testing and treatment can save newborn lives
Early diagnosis and treatment can significantly improve the prospects for survival of newborn babies exposed to HIV, according to a report just released by UNICEF and three partner UN agencies. The...
28 Nov '08 | HIV
UNICEF delivers aid to displaced children in DR Congo
UNICEF is re-starting its humanitarian operation today and will be delivering high protein biscuits to displaced children and medical kits to people who have been newly displaced. There is concern ...
31 Oct '08 | Humanitarian | DRC