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Prevention Actions On Pneumonia, Diarrhea Could Save More Than 1M Child Lives Annually, UNICEF Report Says

U.N. News Centre: Tough action on pneumonia and diarrhea can save more than one million lives annually — UNICEF
“According to the latest statistics from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), pneumonia and diarrhea kill some 1.4 million children each year, mostly in middle- and low-income countries, despite the fact that these illnesses are largely preventable through straightforward and cost-effective solutions. The findings are part of a report that was released [Friday], One is Too Many: Ending Child Deaths from Pneumonia and Diarrhea…” (11/11).

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