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World Health Day 2014 - Preventing Vector Borne Diseases
Small Bite, Big Threat - this is the theme of World Health Day 2014 held on 7 April, which looks at the threat of vector borne diseases.
These diseases include malaria and the neglected tropical disease (NTDs) schistosomiasis which both pose considerable threats to children in developing countries. In 2010 almost 600,000 African children died from malaria and an estimated 400 million worldwide are currently suffering from schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths. For this year's World Health Day, read more on:
The links below will take you to comprehensive lists of resources for each of the outlined areas:
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