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Contact: Terry Collins
Sandra Rotman Centre for Global Health

The Awakening Project, Pakistan

Caption: The Awakening Project will establish village health committees, school drama clubs and radio programs among other novel means to promote child vaccination in Pakistan's mountainous Swat district, once one of the most dangerous parts of a highly conflicted part of the world -- an area where one child in 10 dies before age 5 due largely to vaccine-preventable diseases like polio, measles or hepatitis. Here a member of The Awakening Project, Pakistan, conducting an awareness/advocacy session about the importance of vaccination during childhood.

Credit: The Awakening Project, Pakistan

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