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Parenting campaign to kick off soon

Parenting campaign to kick off soon

Birth spacing saves lives – that’s the message behind a new campaign to be launched this month by the Cambodian office of the global health NGO Population Services International (PSI). Heng Keng, director of health services at PSI, said the campaign ultimately seeks to reduce Cambodia’s troubling maternal mortality rates by educating families about the importance of ensuring proper spacing between pregnancies. One aspect of the campaign, which will run for a year, will target husbands, and another will promote the use of contraceptives.

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