The World Health Organization conducted a validation survey in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) , and the results show the country has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). More newborns and mothers’ lives are now free from the anguish of tetanus. “Thank you, Kiwanis, for continuing your extraordinary commitment to the mothers, babies and families served by The Eliminate Project,” says Caryl M. Stern, President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. “Progress is made possib ... (more)