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Pneumonia, diarrhoea and malaria

25 April 2018: Ten things you didn't know about malaria

Somalia, 25 April 2016: World Malaria Day marked with commitment to reduce infection rate further

New York/Addis Ababa, 31 January 2016: Pneumonia kills half a million children under five in sub-Saharan Africa, UNICEF says as it launches campaign to curb the disease

London, 17 September 2015: WHO/UNICEF report: Malaria MDG target achieved amid sharp drop in cases and mortality, but 3 billion people remain at risk

Mozambique, April 2015: Singer Neyma, UNICEF Ambassador, sensitizes pregnant women to prevent malaria

25 April 2015: Facts about malaria and children

23 April 2015: Malaria kills 1,200 children a day: UNICEF

Ethiopia, 12 November 2014: Pneumonia is a leading single disease killing under-five children

New York, 12 November 2014: Steep drop in pneumonia deaths in last decade, but much further to go – UNICEF

London, 12 November 2014: Pneumonia prevention and care available for every child is key to defeat world’s #1 infectious killer of children

Ethiopia, 7 November 2013: Millions of Ethiopian Children to be Protected Each Year Against Leading Cause of Severe Diarrhoea

Somalia, 14 October 2013: On Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF focuses on creating awareness about the link between hand washing and Polio prevention in Somalia

South Africa, 9 October 2013: Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series – Focus on South Africa

New York, 25 September 2013: Joint Statement by WHO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNICEF and the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Financing the Health MDGs and for Malaria on the Occasion of the 68th General Assembly of the United Nations

Uganda, 11 May 2013: “Invest in the future; defeat malaria” – United Nations

South Sudan, 25 April 2013: Use of long lasting insecticide - treated bed nets is key to cutting malaria deaths and illness - UNICEF

Uganda, 27 April 2013: Uganda launches vaccine against pneumococcal disease

New York, 25 April 2013: Nets are key to cutting malaria deaths and illness - UNICEF

Ethiopia, 20 December 2012: Ministry of Health, U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative and UNICEF join forces to combat malaria

Global, 13 November 2012: Pneumonia still number one killer

Somalia, 14 October 2011: Massive push to protect populations from malaria in south-central regions

Burundi, 22 September 2011: Introduction of the new vaccine against pneumococcus

Somalia, 22 August 2011: Water-borne diseases are lethal threat to children in southern Somalia

South Sudan, 8 July 2011: On the eve of independence, the Government and UNICEF inaugurate a new ward at the country’s only children’s hospital

USA, 25 April 2011: UNICEF on World Malaria Day: Preventable and curable, but still killing 800,000 every year

Kenya, 14 February 2011: Kenya marks the global roll out of pneumococcal vaccine against the world’s leading cause of child death

Somalia, 25 April 2010: Malaria risk declines by over 50 percent



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