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India PM Modi Opens Call To Action Summit 2015 Aimed At Ending Preventable Child, Maternal Deaths

News outlets report on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s opening address at the Call to Action Summit 2015.

DNA India: Want to ensure that no child in India dies due to lack of vaccination: PM Modi at Global Call to Action Summit
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the ‘Global Call to Action Summit-2015’ in Delhi. At the summit, PM Modi said, ‘We will ensure every woman and child that can be saved, will be saved’…” (8/27).

IANS/Times of India: India declared maternal and neonatal tetanus free: PM Modi
“The WHO has declared that mothers and newborns are free from tetanus at the time of birth in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday. He was inaugurating the Call to Action Summit 2015 — an initiative to reduce child and maternal deaths across the world — and said the event will help the developing countries to tackle health challenges related to women and child…” (8/27).

Zee News: Historic accomplishment as India has been the victory power over Polio: PM Modi
“Speaking at the inauguration of the Global Call to Action Summit 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that, ‘This is a landmark occasion and for the first time this summit is being held outside USA.’ The summit that is being co-hosted by WHO, UNICEF, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Tata Trusts will act as a foundation to decide strategies related to ending preventable child and maternal deaths…” (8/27).

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