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from or mentioning Zambia, Southern 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
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
Zambia: Early childhood development in focus
This symposium is vitally important as the more than 100 Zambian and international experts will examine ECD best practices that can be implemented not only in Zambia, but globally, according to UNI...
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