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December 7, 2005 - Press Release
Special Delivery: Helen Keller International's Gift to 11 Million Children in the DRC

Kinshasa – Helen Keller International (HKI) distributed vitamin A capsules to an estimated 11 million children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in November.  As part of the organization’s commitment to enhance maternal and child health, HKI is integrating vitamin A supplementation into the country’s existing National Immunization Days (NIDs).  This most recent vitamin A distribution campaign was conducted in collaboration with UNICEF through funding from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and Micronutrient Initiative.

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