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Newborn Survival Rates Flagging Globally
2011-08-31 07:15:47

Investments through the last decade in the healthcare of women and children, especially in Africa, have paid off with healthy declines in maternal death rates and deaths of children under five. Improvements, however, in the survival of babies in their first four weeks of life have been slower.

2011-08-26 11:04:49

Children in low and middle income countries should be given vitamin A supplements to prevent death and illness.

2011-03-22 23:25:18

Deaths from diarrhea—a major killer of young children in poor countries—could be almost halved if already available interventions such as breastfeeding, hand washing with soap, and improved household water treatment were widely implemented.

2011-02-23 00:00:41

Pledge Guarantee for Health will help streamline the aid pipeline to get health supplies to countries in record time, saving lives, reducing costs and eliminating waste Washington, DC & Lusaka, Zambia (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 Today, more than 800,000anti-malaria bed nets have arrived and been distributed in Zambia three months ahead of schedule and before the peak of the deadly rainy season, thanks to a deal reached by the Government of Zambia, the World Bank, UNICEF, Stanbic Bank...

2011-01-25 00:02:25

Thousands of supporters across the country answer an urgent call to help the Nothing But Nets campaign, PSI, and UNICEF get an anti-malaria mosquito net to every family in the Central African Republic Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) January 24, 2011 Today, the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign, PSI (Population Services International), and UNICEF announced the successful delivery of nearly 1 million anti-malaria mosquito nets in the Central African Republic...

2010-11-30 13:44:00

2010 UNICEF SNOWFLAKE BALL TO HONOR OLIVIA HARRISON Presented by Baccarat, UNICEF's seventh annual gala to take place on Nov. 30 in New York City NEW YORK, Nov.

2010-11-12 12:32:53

A Pneumonia Report Card released today by the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) on behalf of the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia reveals where urgent efforts are needed to reach target levels of coverage for the life-saving interventions that can prevent, protect against and treat pneumonia in children.

2010-10-24 11:42:00

DURBAN, South Africa, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two nurses will be honored today with the first International Neonatal Nursing Excellence Award.

2010-09-17 05:00:00

New report by international child-focused agency cites lack of access for underserved households NEW YORK, Sept.

2010-09-14 08:00:00

Model predicts more good news: with increased funding, another 3 million deaths can be prevented WASHINGTON, Sept.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).