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Saving the future generation in Darfur

Children in Darfur, Sudan
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The Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) is a strategy developed by WHO to target the five most important causes of childhood deaths: acute respiratory infections, diarrhoea, measles, malaria and malnutrition. It brings together a range of preventive and curative interventions to improve practices both in health facilities and at home. IMCI has proved to be one of the most effective health strategies in humanitarian crises, such as the one in Darfur.

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