UNICEF Country Representative Lotta Sylwander receives ‘Salamat Po Award’ from DSWD Sec. Corazon J. Soliman

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNICEF Country Representative Lotta Sylwander receives ‘Salamat Po Award’ from DSWD Sec. Corazon J. Soliman 

150129172045UNICEF Country Representative Lotta Sylwander receives the “Salamat Po Award” International Institution Category from Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary CorazÛn Juliano-SolÌman during the “PaNata Ko sa Bayan Awards” held at the DSWD Central Office in Quezon City on Thursday (Jan. 29, 2015). (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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(Feature) DOH advocacy promoting breastfeeding during disasters and discouraging donation of infant milk formula gets WHO, UNICEF support

December 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on (Feature) DOH advocacy promoting breastfeeding during disasters and discouraging donation of infant milk formula gets WHO, UNICEF support 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 11 (PNA) — The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have announced they are both supporting the Department of Health (DOH) advocacy in promoting breastfeeding in typhoon "Ruby"-affected areas and discouraging the donation of infant milk formula.

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(Feature) Situation of Filipino children generally improved over the 25-year period since 1989 –DSWD

November 24, 2014 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Situation of Filipino children generally improved over the 25-year period since 1989 –DSWD 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Nov. 21 (PNA) — There has been a great improvement on the situation of Filipino children in the last 25 years since the country ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in 1989, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

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