The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Plea to Curb Child Deaths

THE government has been urged to put in more preventive measures against deaths of children below five years.

The Kenya Alliance for Advancement of Children Coast coordinator Peggy Saka said most of the children die due of hunger, malnutrition, malaria and lack of vaccinations.

She was speaking during the Children Race for Survival Campaign in Makande Primary school Mombasa on Tuesday. Saka asked Parliament to address the issue because million of children die for lack of proper shelter, balanced food and clean water

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