Child Survival

Young Child Survival Development

Integrated Management of Neo-natal and Childhood Illness


Real lives

Photo essay


Real lives

Bringing vaccinations and health services to remote areas
Maganja da Costa (Mozambique) – Standing in a queue with hundreds of other women and children, Zaira Xavier and her four children wait expectantly to be vaccinated under the shade of a mango tree.

The battle against the main child killer
Xai Xai (Mozambique) – Zaida Alvero tenderly strokes the forehead of her frail five-month-old baby, Julieta, who lays almost lifeless on a hospital bed in intensive care.

Ecological latrine improves family health and food production
Nicoadala (Mozambique) – Fourteen-year-old Nenicha Viega gives a shy laugh when the community activist explains that they can use the family excrement to fertilize the family’s cassava plot.



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