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Now the stretcher is used twice a month. It's 14km on foot to the nearest clinic so this simple stretcher can mean the difference between getting there on time or having to give birth at home, without medical staff and where infections that can kill both mother and child are much more likely to occur and much less likely to get treated. <br />
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Malawi has one of the highest child mortality rates in the world. UNICEF is working with the government, NGOs and communities to stop these deaths by improving the health of mothers and children.

Now the stretcher is used twice a month. It's 14km on foot to the nearest clinic so this simple stretcher can mean the difference between getting there on time or having to give birth at home, without medical staff and where infections that can kill both mother and child are much more likely to occur and much less likely to get treated.

Malawi has one of the highest child mortality rates in the world. UNICEF is working with the government, NGOs and communities to stop these...
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