The World Health Organization recently conducted validation surveys in Burkina Faso and the results show that the country is now validated as having eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT)! More newborn and mothers’ lives are now free from the anguish of tetanus! Since 1999, UNICEF and its partners have eliminated the disease in 24 countries . Other countries that have recently validated the elimination of MNT include Uganda , Ghana , Liberia and Senegal . MNT still remains a deadl ... (more)