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from or mentioning South Africa
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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
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
IKEA Soft Toy campaign raises 5.4 million Euros for education projects
IKEA Soft Toy campaign raises 5.4 million Euros for education projects. This will help children in Albania, Bangladesh, China, India, Ivory Coast, Pakistan, Russia, Vietnam, Macedonia, Moldova, Sie...
06 Mar '09 | Child Welfare | International
Soccer Aid 2008 raises over Â£1.14 million for UNICEF
International childrens' charity UNICEF has announced that Soccer Aid 2008 raised over Â£1.14 million for its health, education and protection work with vulnerable children worldwide. Especially gi...
19 Dec '08 | Soccer Aid | International
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