VIDEO From and UNICEF: UNICEF's Project for Improving Mother-and-Child Health in Uzbekistan Makes Strides

Oct 28, 2010, 23:17 ET from from ,UNICEF

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A programme of improvements in mother-and-child health introduced by the Uzbek Ministry of Health, the European Commission and UNICEF shows impressive results. Although practically all births in Uzbekistan were being attended by medical professionals, a significant proportion of infant deaths were occurring during the neonatal period. Today, thanks to the training of thousands of health workers in new techniques, lives are being saved. Available video includes a narrated news package and b-roll.

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