The World Health Organization conducted a validation survey in Madagascar , 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. “It gives me much joy knowing the families I met while in Madagascar will not have to suffer the terrible fate of MNT,” says Gunter Gasser, Kiwanis International President. Since 1999, UNICEF and its partners have eliminated the disease in 35 countr ... (more)