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Pneumonia and diarrhoea. Tackling the deadliest diseases for the world's poorest children

Pneumonia and diarrhoea. Tackling the deadliest diseases for the world's poorest children
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). June 2012
  • This report focuses on the huge potential to narrow the child survival gap between the richest and the poorest by focusing on pneumonia and diarrhoea - the two primary killers of children under the age of five. Apart from identifying key prevention measures and treatment coverage needs, the report estimates children's lives saved by scaling up key interventions in an equitable way and presents an array of data showing progress and challenges over the past several decades.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia, Global, Bangladesh
  • Main themes: Children, Disease, Drinking water, Health, Hygiene, Poverty, Sanitation, Water security
  • Main target audience: Community, Health professionals, International organizations, National administrations
  • Main purpose: Advocacy
  • Type of resource: Research study
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Published in 2015