During outbreaks of infectious disease, it is essential that people have the information they need to stay safe. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, efforts to get this information out to the public goes beyond traditional media, like newspapers, radio and TV.
24 Nov 2020 | 1:53
The COVID-19 pandemic now threatens global progress on preventing and treating childhood pneumonia, potentially reversing decades of health gains for the world’s most vulnerable children.
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The Ministry of Health and UNICEF Kenya, with support from Gavi, are working to ensure that routine health services, such as immunisation, continue during the pandemic. Watch their video to learn more.
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Gavi's partnership with telecoms provider Orange and the Ministry of Health overcomes barriers to childhood immunisation through tailored, tested technology.
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