[StBernard] The Eliminate Project newsletter – May 25, 2011

Westley Annis Westley at da-parish.com
Wed May 25 18:09:40 EDT 2011



A Glimpse of the Future

MAY 25, 2011


The Eliminate Project will save and protect millions of lives.

But, when The Eliminate Project achieves its goals, what will success look like?

“What I saw in Cambodia was amazing,” says Randy DeLay. “Joy replaced the fear that used to come with pregnancy. We need to help make that happen for mothers and babies in other countries.”

Thanks to the ongoing health care and education services, Cambodia is expected to eliminate MNT by the end of 2012. That achievement is more than a figure on a spreadsheet.

It’s the sight of Ith Saem smiling with her first baby, a boy born healthy after his mother received vaccinations, iron tablets and consultations. It’s the story of Yon Yarng, who was pregnant with her third child when she learned the importance of vaccination – thanks to the outreach program of Msar Krang health center.

It’s the presence of health centers in other Cambodian locations, such as Kampong Thom’s Barai district. Or the Village Health Support Group in <http://echo4.bluehornet.com/ct/11658800:14143300251:m:1:213131193:7AA588B943C13BA8D8F6C3AE123A67A3> >>>>>



> 5 Things I Learned About MNT Elimination in Cambodia <http://echo4.bluehornet.com/ct/11658801:14143300251:m:1:213131193:7AA588B943C13BA8D8F6C3AE123A67A3>

> <http://echo4.bluehornet.com/ct/11658802:14143300251:m:1:213131193:7AA588B943C13BA8D8F6C3AE123A67A3> Kiwanis International and UNICEF Reach Agreement

> <http://echo4.bluehornet.com/ct/11658803:14143300251:m:1:213131193:7AA588B943C13BA8D8F6C3AE123A67A3> Training for The Eliminate Project Begins

> Kiwanis Club of Cape Coral, Fla. Becomes the First 100K Club <http://echo4.bluehornet.com/ct/11658804:14143300251:m:1:213131193:7AA588B943C13BA8D8F6C3AE123A67A3>

> <http://echo4.bluehornet.com/ct/11658805:14143300251:m:1:213131193:7AA588B943C13BA8D8F6C3AE123A67A3> K-Kids Excited About The Eliminate Project

> <mailto:theeliminateproject at kiwanis.org> Share Your Stories About The Eliminate Project on Our Blog


Did you know?

Q: On average, how much does it cost to protect one woman from MNT?
A: US$1.80

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