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Facts for Life - Forth Edition
Each year, around 9 million children die from preventable and treatable illnesses before reaching their fifth birthday. Many die during their first year of life. Countless more children live in precarious situations and face diminished futures. The handbook, Facts for Life, provides vital messages and information for mothers, fathers, other family members and caregivers and communities to use in changing behaviours and practices that can save and protect the lives of children and help them grow and develop to their full potential.

Facts for Life: Why is breastfeeding important?
MAPUTO, Mozambique, 22 August 2011 – Babies who are breastfed are generally healthier and achieve optimal growth and development compared to those who are fed formula milk.

Minister of Health Dr. Alexandre Manguele launches ‘Facts for Life’ behavior change communication framework
MAPUTO, Mozambique, 7 April 2011 – In a well-attended ceremony at the Ministry of Health on 6 April this year, Mozambican Minister of Health Dr. Alexandre Manguele launched the Facts for Life (known in Portuguese as ‘Saude e Vida’) handbook and behavior change communication framework.

Facts for Life – a comprehensive communication framework for behavior change and development in Mozambique
MAPUTO, Mozambique, 1 April 2011 – Each year, around 8 million children die before reaching their fifth birthday, and every single day, an estimated 22,000 children die from preventable causes. Many die during their first year of life. Countless more children live in precarious situations and face diminished futures.

 

 
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