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What Didn’t Happen

by Karen Ernst

I could be telling you another story—a story warning about the dangers of having a newborn exposed to a disease that was a rite of passage in my childhood. I could be telling my story as a grieving or wizened mother. Instead, my now six-year-old son is playing in the next room, and what happened is more about what didn’t happen.

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Immunisation In Bangladesh

An eight-minute film about immunisation in Bangladesh by 11-year-old Saleha Akhter. Saleha is a BRAC advocate for immunisation and was, in 2001, one of the first children in Bangladesh to be immunised with support from the GAVI Alliance, a global health partnership which supports developing countries to vaccinate children against preventable diseases. GAVI Library

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