An introduction to child health

During the first five years of life, children are vulnerable to many deadly diseases, including pneumonia, diarrhoea, and malaria. In the poorest countries, these conditions are worsened by chronic under-nutrition, poor access to treatment and preventative care, and lack of access to clean water and basic hygiene and sanitation. Check out our guide below to find out more childhood diseases and how vaccines are helping to save millions of lives.

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