Barbara Becker and her son Noah committed this year together as an Ambassador for the action ‘ 1 Pack = 1 life-saving vaccination dose *’ by pampers for UNICEF Schwalbach am Taunus, in September 2012. Pampers and UNICEF forward, thanks to the worldwide support of the action 1 Pack = 1 life-saving vaccination dose * “, to a great success: since the start of the campaign in 2006, tetanus in newborns could be defeated in eight countries already.” Join forces pampers and other brands engage together with UNICEF in the future, where help is needed. Because still mothers and their babies from tetanus in 33 countries are globally threatened. Therefore, pampers gives the value of a dose of vaccine to UNICEF this year in the period from October to December for every sold product marked with the logo of the action. As this year’s action Ambassador Barbara Becker and her son Noah working together, to educate about the disease. Together, traveled the two to Laos and got a spot Impression of the progress and achievements of the vaccination program. Laos is a developing country that has a lack of basic healthcare, especially in the rural areas.
This is shown also by the fact that the vast majority of births without a midwife or doctors take place: 80 percent of women give birth their babies without medical help at home. Due to unsanitary conditions and non-sterile tool, the risk of infection with tetanus to mothers and their babies is particularly high in such births. UNICEF volunteers try with much commitment locally to improve the situation in Laos for the residents. The year’s action Ambassador Barbara Becker and her son Noah could convince himself during a visit to the South of the country. Three years ago Barbara Becker as action Ambassador was ever for pampers and UNICEF on the road: in Angola, she made a picture of the daily fight against tetanus in newborn babies herself at that time.