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The lives of almost 4 million women, newborns, and children in sub-Saharan Africa could be saved every year if well-established, affordable health care interventions reached 90 percent of families.
Youngest UNICEF Ambassador to travel to West Africa to witness life saving programs NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced the appointment of actress and singer Selena Gomez as its newest Ambassador.
WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In commemoration of the Day of the African Child, The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today released a report titled Two Decades of Progress: USAID's Child Survival and Maternal Health Program.
Improving nutrition, indoor air pollution, immunization and child pneumonia case management will reduce pneumonia deaths in children, U.S. researchers said.
Implementing measures to improve nutrition, indoor air pollution, immunization coverage and the management of pneumonia cases could be cost-effective and significantly reduce child mortality from pneumonia, according to a study led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Call to Action demonstrates commitment to combating a leading killer of children worldwide WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PATH and WaterAid America released two new reports today that show that the international aid community and developing-country governments are not responding to clear evidence on child mortality by targeting resources where the disease burden is greatest.
By Edith M. Lederer UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Children's Fund said Friday the number of children who die before the age of five has declined by 27 percent over the last two decades, and the rate is expected to continue falling.
A recent report showed that more than 200 million children under age 5 lack proper health care, resulting in almost 10 million deaths each year.
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Two million babies each year die on the day they are born in developing countries due to a lack of simple measures such as providing tetanus immunization and skilled midwives, the Save the Children charity said on Tuesday.
By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Seven countries in Asia, Africa and South America are on target to reduce child deaths by two-thirds in the next decade but $7 billion will be needed to meet the goal in other nations, health experts said on Tuesday.
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