Melinda Gates

By IndepthAfrica
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May 8th, 2013
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By Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya — More than 1 million babies die the day they are born every year, and the 14 countries with the highest rates of first-day deaths are all in Africa, according to a new report released Tuesday.Somalia, Congo, Mali, Sierra Leone and Central African Republic are the f...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/Prashant PanjiarBy custom, many Ethiopian parents won’t name a child for weeks, in case the baby dies. Sebsebila Nassir, pictured above with a health worker, named her newborn daughter Amira—’princess’ in Arabic—on her immunization card the day sh...