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New Health Partnership Tackles Congenital Syphilis

Thursday, 01 March 2012

LONDON—The hazard of passing lethal syphilis infection from mother to unborn child is being targeted by a new partnership combining the efforts of several key health organisations: the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The World Health Organisation, Save the Children, the United States Centers for Disease Control and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.  Professor Rosanna Peeling (pictured) explained to Peter Goodwin how the new group could reduce stillbirths and deaths in early life from more than a million pregnancies around the world.

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