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Mexico, 1960: At a UNICEF-assisted clinic, Concepcion, 3, wears braces on her polio-weakened legs. Three decades later, in 1994, the Americas became the first geographic region to eradicate polio. Earlier this week the GAVI Alliance, which includes UN agencies, private foundations, governments and the vaccine industry, held a pledging conference to increase donations for immunisation programmes that will save an additional 4 million lives by 2015. #childrenoftheworld
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