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American Agenda (Economy: World Summit For Children) #130976

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 27, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) This week's World Summit for Children mentioned.

(New York: Beth Nissen) Tragedy of worldwide death of children from preventable diseases examined; various scenes shown of sick and dying kids. [UNICEF Dr. James SHERRY, WHO Dr. Ciro de QUADROS - comment on issues of illness and immunization.] Role of political indifference and children's malnutrition reviewed. [Hopkins School of Public Health Dr. Stella GOINGS - says government intervention will work.] Efforts by Brazilian President Fernando Collor de Mello to promote battle against childhood diseases reported.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Study finding that Vitamin A supplements could save many children suffering from diarrhea and pneumonia noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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