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Key to the World (Zambia) Part II #857272

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 09, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A series, "Key to the World," of special reports on several Mondays visiting remote places that are examples of major challenges in our time introduced; statistics about life expectancy in Zambia cited.

(Chikankata, Zambia: Bill Weir) The hard life in the African nation of Zambia featured; details recalled of the compassion of 19th century missionary doctor/celebrity Livingston, the African nation's economic and medical problems and of the current role of midwives in delivering babies here; scenes shown from a health care facility in Chikankata. [Midwife Brenda SIMWENDA†- says most young women don't know how to care for their babies.] [Zambian ministry of health Dr. Rueben MBEWE†- says women die from bleeding and infection.] How simple clean birthing kits {CBKs} can mean life for a mother and child in Zambia explained. [Dr. Tembo MUMBA†- explains and shows the kit instructions.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Next week's story from Dubai previewed.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Weir, Bill
Duration:
00:06:10

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