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0 The next line of protection against HIV: breast milk

baby ACAN New research shows that a protein in breast milk protects against HIV. While it is know that breast milk of untreated mothers with HIV can infect some infants, it was not understood why it was such a low rate. Turns out that a protein,  tenascin-C, in breast milk attaches…

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0 Kenya’s disabled children left behind

Sylvia Kikoyi, Kenya – The healed sores are noticeable when Vincent stops crawling. Born with spina biffida, he is unable to walk at the age of four years old. Doctors want to fit Vincent with leg braces to help him possibly walk. The total cost, 1,000 KSH (~$12) is too…

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0 UNICEF’s digital tool that reunites families

UNICEF Sudden humanitarian disasters can separate families. The trauma is then compounded further by the difficulty in reuniting family members. That problem may be one of the past. A new UNICEF tool provides a quick way to bring families back together. The digital registration tool called Rapid Family Tracing and Reunification…

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