Tags: Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus
Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus".
Going the Distance to Eliminate MNT with Female Health Workers
UNICEF-trained community health workers won't stop until they've vaccinated every woman of reproductive age against tetanus, even in the hardest-to-reach parts of the world.
A Huge Win for Mothers and Babies: Kenya Eliminates MNT
Through partnerships and continued commitment, Kenya has become the latest country to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT).
Good News for Moms and Babies: the Philippines Has Eliminated MNT
On November 29, the Philippines became the 44th country since the year 1999 to officially eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). This announcement leaves just 15 countries around the world still facing the threat of MNT, an excruciating and often fatal disease that affects mothers and newborns, usually through unhygienic childbirth and umbilical cord care practices.
Local Actions are Healing the World this Holiday
With UNICEF and Kiwanis, Canadians are helping to eliminate tetanus around the globe.