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Health: Measles Vaccinations, Preventive Care on the Continent

MEASLES WOMEN CHILDREN: In 2018, over 140,000 people, mainly children, died from measles globally according to new World Health Organization (WHO) and United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates. UNICEF and partners are conducting measles vaccination campaigns in the hardest-hit areas as well as providing medical supplies for treatment.
A Discussion on Preventive Care: Dr. Crispine Semakula, Internal Medicine Specialist, discusses improving preventive care in Africa.Preventive care is any medical service that defends against health emergencies. It includes doctor visits, such as annual physicals, well-woman appointments, and dental cleanings.

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