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Child Survival

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© UNICEF Mozambique/2012

Schools in emergency: learning from past mistakes
Gaza, MOZAMBIQUE, 28 June 2013 - After the third day, starved and bleeding from perilous survival further beset by a need to look after six high school students near the bridge in Chokwe

Bringing vaccinations and health services to remote areas
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
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, with a tube inserted in her nose to help her breath.

Ecological latrine improves family health and food production
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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