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One of the world's most widely-read books with over 15 million copies of previous editions in use in 215 languages, Facts for Life has helped to save the lives of millions of children by putting lifesaving knowledge about children's health into the hands of those who need it most: parents, caregivers, health workers, government officials, journalists and teachers. This new edition has updated information on safe motherhood, early childhood development, nutrition, HIV/AIDS and other major causes of childhood illnesses and death. The information represents the best current understanding of science, policy and practice. In simple language, practical, effective, low-cost ways of protecting children's lives and promoting their development are emphasized. Almost everyone can act on this information. Everyone has the right to know this information.