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Part Two: Forgotten Killers

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Part Two: Forgotten Killers

As a follow-up to my previous article, “Forgotten Killers: Pneumonia and Diarrhea Prevalence in Third-World Countries,” I went to the individuals at UNICEF who are on the front lines in the battle to combat pneumonia and diarrhea.  I was put in contact with Dr. Renee Van de Weerdt, the Chief of the Maternal, Newborn and […]

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Forgotten Killers: Pneumonia and Diarrhea Prevalence in Third-World Countries

| April 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Forgotten Killers: Pneumonia and Diarrhea Prevalence in Third-World Countries

Pneumonia and diarrhea may not necessarily come to mind when thinking about the leading killers of children in the world.  Malaria and AIDS epidemics have occupied much of the media attention concerning deadly childhood diseases.  Shockingly, however, the same number of children die from pneumonia and diarrhea as from malaria, AIDS, measles, injuries, and all […]

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