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  • neonatal mortality
  • Also, several 'calls for action' to reduce neonatal mortality have been made and in response, both governmental and non-governmental institutions have contributed considerable resources to this global health challenge. (wikipedia.org)
  • UNICEF
  • Research by UNICEF reveals that over 834,000 children die annually in Nigeria. (voanews.com)
  • Sharp drops have been reported in many countries since the previous surveys conducted in 1999-2000, with Morocco, Vietnam and the Dominican Republic cutting their under-five mortality rates by more than one third while Madagascar did so by 41 percent and Sao Tome and Principe by 48 percent, UNICEF said. (medindia.net)
  • Significant progress was also reported in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, with under-five mortality down 29 percent between 2000 and 2004 in Malawi, UNICEF said. (medindia.net)
  • UNICEF said the figures, compiled from a range of national data sources, buttress reports of progress released earlier this year on measles mortality, with a 60 per cent cut in measles deaths since 1999, and a 75 percent reduction in sub-Saharan Africa. (medindia.net)
  • UNICEF is committed to doing all it can to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in partnership with governments, civil society, business, academia and the United Nations family - and especially children and young people. (unicef.org)
  • UNICEF uses innovative approaches to solve problems and improve the lives of children around the world. (unicef.org)
  • NEW YORK, 10 September 2009 - UNICEF today released new figures that show the rate of deaths of children under five years of age continued to decline in 2008. (unicef.org)
  • According to an estimate by UNICEF in 2008, one million child deaths could be prevented annually at a cost of $US 1 billion per year (an average of $US 1000 for each child). (wikipedia.org)
  • Funding will continue to support UNICEF as a long-standing partner of the New Zealand Aid Programme with considerable child health expertise in the Pacific and globally. (scoop.co.nz)
  • New Zealand has been providing support to UNICEF under the Pacific Maternal Newborn and Child Health Initiative since 2014, working closely to develop areas of focus, countries to target and interventions to be supported. (scoop.co.nz)
  • According to UNICEF , "Most child deaths every year are attributable to six causes: diarrhea, malaria, neonatal infection, pneumonia, pre-term delivery or lack of oxygen at birth. (jolkona.org)
  • UNICEF and the World Health Organization are promoting simple home-based preventions such as breast-feeding, and the use of bed nets to protect children from malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the largest killer of children in Africa. (voanews.com)
  • In addition to these national programs and policies, various regions also implemented different intervention programs, for example, the Kybele program in the Greater Accra region, Accelerated Child Survival and Development (ACSD) sponsored by United Nation Children and Education Fund (UNICEF) in the Northern, Upper East, and Upper West regions, and Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) which commenced in six regions in 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Government of Japan has continued its commitment to reducing child mortality in Sudan, with the contribution tomorrow of US$5 million (¥596 million) to UNICEF, in support of disease eradication programmes in the country. (albawaba.com)
  • Welcoming the contribution, UNICEF Representative Ted Chaiban noted that the funds would improve the health status of millions of women and children in Sudan. (albawaba.com)
  • That contribution, matched by the leadership of the Sudanese health sector, the technical support of agencies such as UNICEF and WHO, and the backing of other international donors, has provided us an opportunity to re-energise the battle to improve child health. (albawaba.com)
  • rates
  • HONG KONG (Reuters) - High child mortality rates in conservative Afghanistan are linked not just to war but to mothers being uneducated and having little or no say when their children need medical help, a study has found. (jihadwatch.org)
  • The executive director of the Nigerian Academy of Science, Dr. Akin Adubifa, says an international workshop is to set up a study of other African countries with smaller child mortality rates and brainstorm on how Nigeria might adopt their solutions for reducing death rates. (voanews.com)
  • In Ethiopia, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda and Tanzania child mortality rates declined by more than 20 percent last year. (medindia.net)
  • Child mortality rates were highest in west and central Africa while in southern Africa hard-won gains were undermined by the spread of HIV-AIDS. (medindia.net)
  • Less than a quarter of 'priority countries' are on track to reach UN goals for reducing high rates of infant and maternal mortality by 2015, according to a major report released Friday. (medindia.net)
  • The data shows global under-five mortality has decreased steadily over the past two decades, and that the rate of the decline in the under-five mortality rates has increased since the 1990s. (unicef.org)
  • The new data also shows that seven of the 67 high mortality countries (those with under-five mortality rates of 40 per thousand live births or higher) have consistently achieved annual rates of reduction of under-five mortality of 4.5 per cent or higher. (unicef.org)
  • In developing countries, child mortality rates related to respiratory and diarrheal diseases can be reduced by introducing simple behavioral changes, such as handwashing with soap. (wikipedia.org)
  • Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters announced today that New Zealand will contribute a further NZ$7 million to improve newborn mortality rates in the Pacific. (scoop.co.nz)
  • The Pacific has some of the world's worst child mortality rates. (scoop.co.nz)
  • DOLLO ADO, Ethiopia, August 16 (UNHCR) - The UN refugee agency said Tuesday that child mortality rates at a camp for Somali refugees in eastern Ethiopia have reached "alarming" levels, with an average of 10 children under the age of five dying every day since the facility opened in June. (unhcr.org)
  • This recent progress is close to the average rate needed to be "on track" to meet MDG 4, since under-five mortality rates needs to be going down by at least 4 percent annually. (worldbank.org)
  • Zimbabwe's infant mortality rates have been decreasing. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is an optimistic result from the goals that the Zimbabwean government - the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare - has set up, in order to decrease the infant/child mortality rates. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infant mortality rates have been increasing in this region since the 1970s, while elsewhere in the world they have generally been going down. (wikipedia.org)
  • This phenomenon leading to increased infant mortality rates has been reported as high as 70 in Kazakhstan as of 1993. (wikipedia.org)
  • As seen in Table 1, other surrounding countries and areas have also experienced an increase in infant mortality rates. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although there are many other factors that contribute to infant mortality rates, the environmental state in the area has a definite influence on increasing rates. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is evidence that increased use of family planning methods decreases maternal and infant mortality rates, improves quality of life for mothers, and stimulates economic development. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gyimah attributes the higher fertility rates of Sub-Saharan African countries compared to other developing countries to "the inter-related factors of early childbearing, high infant mortality, low education and contraceptive use, and persistence of high fertility-sustaining social customs. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Tajikistan health indicators such as infant and maternal mortality rates are among the highest of the former Soviet republics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Through Zaazoue's advocacy activities, he had founded the Egyptian Coalition against Child Pneumonia which included different organisations that share the vision of decreasing pneumonia morbidity and mortality rates in Egypt, the number one killer disease of children under the age of 5, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2012, Healthy Egyptians also succeeded in raising funds to provide children from low socioeconomic classes in Egypt with 30,000 doses of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine, with a net value of EGP 11,500,000 (around $2,000,000, using 2012 exchange rates). (wikipedia.org)
  • MDGs
  • The report, released two weeks before world leaders gather in New York to discuss all of the MDGs, aims to highlight weak progress on the goal of reducing child mortality by two-thirds. (medindia.net)
  • However, progress has been uneven and some of the MDGs were not fully realized including maternal, newborn and child health and reproductive health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Africa
  • It says a child born in sub-Saharan Africa faces more than 16 times the risk of dying before his or her fifth birthday than a child born in a wealthy country. (voanews.com)
  • Voice of America English to Africa Service reporter Jacqueline Ogoh in Lagos tells us some of the factors behind child mortality in Nigeria. (voanews.com)
  • Of the 9.7 million children who died in 2006, 3.1 million hail from south Asia and 4.8 million from sub-Saharan Africa. (medindia.net)
  • The health of the child is inextricably linked to the health of the mother and South Africa has the highest number of women living with HIV in the world. (unicef.org)
  • About half of child deaths occur in Sub-Saharan Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Africa, the country average number of child deaths by age 5 is 127! (jolkona.org)
  • India
  • It says Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Tanzania, Bangladesh and states in India are following strategies to reduce child deaths from pneumonia and diarrhea, which together kill two million children each year. (voanews.com)
  • Only India, with one million children lost each year, has a higher number of child deaths. (voanews.com)
  • Millions of people in India who live on less than 50 pence (Rs.40) a day will benefit from 250 million pounds of new aid from Britain to reduce child mortality. (medindia.net)
  • The impoverished South Asian country is on track to meet its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of reducing child mortality by two-thirds by 2015 -- a goal bigger countries such as India may not meet, the report said. (medindia.net)
  • Two countries, India (21 per cent) and Nigeria (13 per cent), together account for more than one-third of deaths among children below 5 years of age. (worldbank.org)
  • Maternal Health and Child Mortality in Rural India ," ASARC Working Papers 2009-12, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre. (repec.org)
  • pneumonia
  • The leading causes of death among children under five years old include pneumonia, prematurity, birth asphyxia, diarrhea and malaria. (voanews.com)
  • Child survival interventions are designed to address the most common causes of child deaths that occur, which include diarrhea, pneumonia, malaria, and neonatal conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pneumonia has been rated as a prime cause of children under five years mortality in Ghana, with an annual death of 4,300 children and 72,000 cases though it is vaccine preventable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pneumonia alone causes about 1.58 million deaths annually of children under five, which is more than the deaths caused by HIV/AIDS, malaria and measles put together. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2000
  • In 2000, only 3 per cent of children under five slept under a mosquito net - a key means of preventing malaria, whereas by 2006 this had risen to 25 per cent. (unicef.org)
  • health
  • Women holding children wait for a medical examination at the health centre in Gbangbegouine village, western Ivory Coast, July 4, 2013. (voanews.com)
  • Elizabeth Mason, director of the World Health Organization's department of maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, says the first 28 days of life are critical for a child's survival. (voanews.com)
  • Mark Young, a senior adviser on health at the U.N. Children's Fund, says overall economic development is helpful in reducing child mortality, but poor countries that have a good strategy can make significant gains. (voanews.com)
  • They instituted a free health care policy for women and children, abolished user fees, so increased financial access. (voanews.com)
  • They expanded geographic access by establishing a series of rural health posts… staffed by community trained health workers to deliver essential maternal-newborn child health services at the peripheral level. (voanews.com)
  • The study of 2,474 children from 1,327 households in Kabul province found that diarrhoea (32.5 percent), acute respiratory infection (41 percent), emaciation (12.4 percent) and stuntedness (39.9 percent) were among the most common health problems, said the article published in the latest issue of BioMed Central Public Health. (jihadwatch.org)
  • Culturally appropriate programmes with multifaceted approaches that provide families and communities with education and reproductive health services can help stop child marriage," they wrote. (jihadwatch.org)
  • We know that lives can be saved when children have access to integrated, community-based health services, backed by a strong referral system. (medindia.net)
  • Child survival is a field of public health concerned with reducing child mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Empowering women, removing financial and social barriers to accessing basic services, developing innovations that make the supply of critical services more available to the poor and increasing local accountability of health systems are policy interventions that have allowed health systems to improve equity and reduce mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • and stronger health promotion at a community level to increase awareness of, and improve practices that pose risks to child health," Mr Peters says. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Funding will help the Solomon Islands, Kiribati and Vanuatu as countries with some of the worst child health indicators. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Fortunately progress is being made on several fronts to improve the health of children under 5 around the globe. (jolkona.org)
  • The child will grow in good health by having adequate breast milk and family planning also prevent the child from common childhood diseases," she said. (vanguardngr.com)
  • Similar to other low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), post-adoption of MDG 4 in Ghana observed construction and implementation of maternal and child health policies and intervention programs towards objectifying MDG 4. (wikipedia.org)
  • The SMP aims to secure safe delivery for women and improve child health services while the LSS seeks to sharpen the clinical skills of midwives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, the IMCI targeted to improve child survival through the provision of clinical guidelines for management of childhood illnesses, health system strengthening, and improving community health practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • The decline in the death toll of children under five illustrates what can be achieved by strengthening health systems," said WHO health statistics director Ties Boerma. (medindia.net)
  • The funds will be used to provide and essential package of primary health care services such as immunization of children and pregnant women, polio eradication campaigns, distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets to protect against malaria, and provision of anti-malarial drugs for children and pregnant women. (albawaba.com)
  • Indeed, child health is one of the critical dividends of peace," Ambassador Ishii further stated. (albawaba.com)
  • The Government of Japan hopes that this contribution will assist child health: children themselves are indeed the future of the Sudan, which will pursue consolidation of peace," Ambassador Ishii commented. (albawaba.com)
  • This initiative will build upon some of the existing structures and capacity created in recent years - such as the immunization infrastructure - with the addition of regular health days in local communities, extended local health service delivery, and increased investment in the skills of community health workers to provide a more holistic package of services for women and children. (albawaba.com)
  • We use a competing risk model to analyze environmental determinants of child mortality using the 1992 China National Health Survey, which collects information on cause of death. (repec.org)
  • The effects of improved nutrition, sanitation, and water quality on child health in high-mortality populations ," Journal of Econometrics , Elsevier, vol. 77(1), pages 209-235, March. (repec.org)
  • Human capital objectives include nutrition, healthcare (including child mortality, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, and reproductive health) and education. (wikipedia.org)
  • The immensity of this health issue can be clearly determined through this particular statistic: one in every five children are orphaned due the HIV/AIDS crisis - making an overall number of approximately 1 million orphans due to AIDS in 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the UNDP, Zimbabwe has eight Millennium Development Goals, the fourth is Child Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Government health care spending and child mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the World Health Organization, in Tajikistan, most child deaths are caused by diseases that are "readily preventable or treatable with proven, cost-effective and quality delivered interventions. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the key members of the coalition was the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP), the USAID Bureau for Global Health's flagship program. (wikipedia.org)
  • vitamin A deficien
  • Some of the most common diseases that these young children are facing are hunger: iron deficiency anaemia, vitamin A deficiency, and mentally impaired (iodine deficiency), and childhood diseases: acute respiratory infections, diarrhoeal disease, and malaria. (wikipedia.org)
  • preventable
  • It says most child deaths are preventable, and that by applying a number of simple, affordable measures, more children's lives can be saved. (voanews.com)
  • New estimates in Levels and Trends in Child Mortality 2014 show that in 2013, 6.3 million children under five died from mostly preventable causes, around 200,000 fewer than in 2012, but still equal to nearly 17,000 child deaths each day. (worldbank.org)
  • "The global community is poised to end preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths within a generation," said Dr Flavia Bustreo, Assistant Director General at WHO . (worldbank.org)
  • Of the portion of children under the age of 5 alone, an estimated 9.2 million children die each year mostly from such preventable causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two-thirds of child deaths are preventable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Assessment of progress made so far is of utmost importance to inform policy makers and healthcare planners tasked to realize the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals that seeks to end preventable deaths of newborns and under-five children by 2030. (wikipedia.org)
  • Notable steps have been made in recent years to reduce preventable diseases - Sudan has been polio-free for two years, while 3 million children have been vaccinated against measles in Southern Sudan since 2005. (albawaba.com)
  • estimates
  • Although, we do not find significant differences between estimates obtained from the competing risk model and those from simpler hazard models, we do find evidence supporting the causal interpretations of the effect of access to safe water on child mortality. (repec.org)
  • diseases
  • He says, "If you take care of the nutrition of the child, definitely, you will take care of the issue of the child surviving other diseases the child is bedeviled with. (voanews.com)
  • Child deaths around the world could be cut dramatically for just 40 billion dollars a year, as babies often die from easily treatable diseases, a new report by Save the Children said Monday. (medindia.net)
  • However recent data still indicates that less than one-third of children are immunized against all the major diseases, more than half of women are not protected against neo-natal tetanus, and less than one-fifth of families have access to bed nets to protect against malaria. (albawaba.com)
  • Many of the commonly occurring diseases which often to lead to death are regarding hunger - nutritional deficiencies are causes of much infant mortality in Zimbabwe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Up to 60 percent of intestinal diseases in Tajikistan are water-borne, which accounts for 16 percent of deaths in children under 5 years of age. (wikipedia.org)
  • poverty
  • Additionally, Ms. Bellamy and Dr. Lee say there is a direct link between lack of education and the cycles of poverty, illness and mortality. (voanews.com)
  • Among the non-governmental organizations assisting were the United Nations Millennium Campaign, the Millennium Promise Alliance, Inc., the Global Poverty Project, the Micah Challenge, The Youth in Action EU Programme, "Cartoons in Action" video project and the 8 Visions of Hope global art project. (wikipedia.org)
  • AIDS
  • Recent commitments by the government to scale up interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS should help improve the situation. (unicef.org)
  • HIV/AIDS is also an immense conflict in Zimbabwe - it also affects their infant mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the number of mothers infected with HIV/AIDS increases, the amount of infant mortality due to HIV/AIDS will also increase. (wikipedia.org)
  • thousand
  • Medical officials say about 200 of every one thousand children born each year in Nigeria die before the age of five. (voanews.com)
  • healthcare
  • however, in this country, mothers are subject to a number of restrictions in the decision-making process regarding child healthcare," said the article published by a team of Afghan and Japanese researchers. (jihadwatch.org)
  • One of the organisation's projects, Protect Your Child, was focused on creating a healthcare icon that would resonate with the young audience and their families. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • GENEVA - A new report says the number of global deaths among children under age five is almost half what it was 22 years ago. (voanews.com)
  • The surveys also showed that child mortality in the developing world is much higher among children living in rural areas and in the poorest households. (medindia.net)
  • The two organizations are also providing oral re-hydration salts to fight diarrhea, another leading cause of death among children. (voanews.com)
  • Among these, the most common disease is 35,000 children suffering with mental impairment disabilities due to iodine deficiency. (wikipedia.org)
  • childhood
  • Four-and-a-half million children on the sub-Saharan continent die each year, at a time when the actual number of childhood deaths worldwide has dropped from 20 million to 11 million. (voanews.com)
  • Although the deadline for the attainment of MDG 4 has passed, 99% of childhood mortality still occurs in LMICs. (wikipedia.org)
  • interventions
  • Immunization interventions still do not reach 30 million children, despite success in immunizations in reducing polio, tetanus, and measles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Our primary question is whether taking into account of cause of death using a competing risk model, compared with a simple model of all-cause mortality, affects conclusions about the effectiveness of policy interventions. (repec.org)
  • measles
  • Measles and tetanus still kill more than 1 million children under 5 each year. (wikipedia.org)
  • He noted that measles is highly contagious and can have a devastating impact on children, especially those who are malnourished. (unhcr.org)
  • A number of children were lying helplessly on the ground, suffering from measles, which is apparently affecting many in the settlement. (unhcr.org)
  • million
  • While progress is being made, it is unacceptable that each year 8.8 million children die before their fifth birthday. (unicef.org)
  • In 2015 an estimated 5.9 million children died before their fifth birthday, 45% of them during the first 28 days of life. (wikipedia.org)
  • yet more than 2 million children still die from diarrhea-related causes each year. (wikipedia.org)
  • improve
  • The FANC pursues improvement in maternal and child survival through individualized antenatal care that entails a comprehensive assessment of pregnant women in terms of their socio-cultural beliefs, lifestyle, and medical characteristics to improve early detection and treatment of illness and pregnancy complications. (wikipedia.org)
  • infant
  • Gello, also Gyllou, Gylou, or Gillo[citation needed] in Greek mythology is a female demon or revenant who threatens the reproductive cycle by causing infertility, spontaneous abortion, and infant mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Should be ever married Should be above 22 years of age and less than 60 years of age Should have at least one living child above 1 year of age (to pass the age of infant mortality) Should be mentally sound to understand and give consent Should not be coerced or under any pressure No scalpel vasectomy is performed under local anaesthesia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Problems, such as a high infant mortality, increased concerns and the Fianna Fáil government published a much delayed White Paper in 1947. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Distance-saturation product of the 6-minute walk test predicts mortality of patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis. (nih.gov)
  • The extent to which the findings of increased mortality in observational studies may be attributed to the antipsychotic drug as opposed to some characteristic(s) of the patients is not clear. (nih.gov)
  • Association between hospital performance on patient safety and 30-day mortality and unplanned readmission for Medicare fee-for-service patients with acute myocardial infarction. (ahrq.gov)
  • Fix and ship: No mortality penalty when STEMI patients transferred back to referring hospitals post-PCI UBC Faculty of Medicine: Royal Columbian Hospital profile Fatport locations RCH Foundation History RCH Foundation History HealthCare and Social Assistance - A Guide to the BC Economy and Labour Market, Government of British Columbia Primary Source The Work Of The Royal Engineers in British Columbia: 1858 to 1863, BY HIS HONOUR FREDRICK W. HOWAY. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • This should not be taken as meaning that the population of Brazil before independence was mainly Black: the average survival of an African slave in Brazil was of merely seven years after arrival, implying extremely high mortality rates. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • The birth of a child often signifies a new beginning, and is looked upon as a time of joy and celebration, sadly for some women the reverse is often times the case as their emotions get the better of them and mire this happy time in their lives. (theaudreypack.com)
  • Women, children, and "the incurable and the insane" were excluded from care. (wikipedia.org)
  • She has been inducted into Manmohan Singh's cabinet as the Minister for Women and Child Development. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 24 January 2010 a photograph of former Pakistan Air Chief Marshal Tanvir Mahmood Ahmed in uniform appeared along with those of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi in a full-page newspaper advertisement (see External Links below) given by Ministry of Women and Child Development to mark the National Girl Child Day. (wikipedia.org)
  • increases
  • Increased mother-to-child transmission is related to specific deficiencies in micronutrients such as vitamin A. Further, anemia, a decrease in the number of red blood cells, increases viral shedding in the birth canal, which also increases risk of mother-to-child transmission. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment
  • Treatment of Children with Persistent and Chronic Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: 4 Infusions of Rituximab and Three 4-Day Cycles of Dexamethasone. (nih.gov)
  • Observational studies suggest that, similar to atypical antipsychotic drugs, treatment with conventional antipsychotic drugs may increase mortality. (nih.gov)
  • year
  • Each year many children and adults die as a result of a lack of access to clean drinking water and poor sanitation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Body's first composing efforts as a child were re-composing his prescribed Royal Schools exercises and performing them at end-of-year piano recitals in the local church hall. (wikipedia.org)
  • girls
  • Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda said child marriage inflicted life-long trauma on many girls and far more must be done to address its psychosocial impact…" (Batha, 5/20). (kff.org)
  • future
  • Jaques suggested that midlife , analogous to the top of the " hill " in the common saying " over the hill, " is a time when adults retrospectively analyze their lives, project future autonomy, functionality, and life expectancy, and realize their mortality as an intimate reality. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Government
  • The Mother and Child Scheme was a healthcare programme in Ireland that would later become remembered as a major political crisis involving primarily the Irish Government and Roman Catholic Church in the early 1950s. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Stepanek described Marie, 91, as a good woman who took care of the house and their five children, including a son born with Down syndrome who lived to age 47 with her support. (iowawatch.org)
  • According
  • According to ancient myth, Gello was a young woman who died a virgin, and returned as a ghost (Greek: φάντασμα, phantasma) to do harm to the children of others. (wikipedia.org)