October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Warring parties in Yemen must protect schools — UNICEF
GENEVA, Oct. 5 — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday urged all parties to the Yemeni conflict to protect schools, students and teachers as the war-torn country's schools open this week.
May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on More countries have laws related to promoting breastfeeding — UN agencies
UNITED NATIONS, May 10 — A new report by three UN agencies showed an increase in the number of countries applying the International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes, a UN spokesman said here Monday.
December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNICEF warns of 'looming' situation for Syrian children in harsh winter
GENEVA, Dec. 8 — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday warned another harsh winter is looming for more than eight million Syrian children living inside the war-ravaged country or as refugees around the region and beyond.
September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNICEF warns child refugee crisis in Europe may continue to worsen
GENEVA, Sept. 10 — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday warned the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe will only worsen if greater efforts are not made to end the protracted conflict in Syria and address the humanitarian needs of the millions affected by the violence.
August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Maternal tetanus elimination in India will save lives: UN
UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 28 — Lauding India for eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus, a senior UN official has said the country's "landmark achievement" will save the lives of countless mothers and their newborns.
July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Millions of children in Yemen face disease, malnutrition risks: UNICEF
GENEVA, June 30 — The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said the ongoing conflict in Yemen is having a devastating impact on the country's health system, and exposing millions of children to the threat of preventable diseases.
June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNICEF supports S. African comprehensive sexuality education
CAPE TOWN, June 1 — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday voiced support for South Africa's comprehensive sexuality education, which includes distributing condoms to school learners.
June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNICEF eyes youth participation in adolescent program
ILOILO CITY, June 1 - UNICEF Philippines has partnered with the Family Planning Organization of the Philippines (FPOP) based in this city to implement the project Increasing Youth Participation in Adolescent Health and Programming in TS Haiyan Response in Region VI".
March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Zuellig, UNICEF link to build resilient health sector in Samar
TACLOBAN CITY, March 17 — The Department of Health (DOH) continues to strengthen local health systems along the super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) corridor in Eastern Visayas, noting the low level of resilience of health workforce and infrastructure.
February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN chief stresses need to break silence on female genital mutilation
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 7 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called upon health workers around the world to eliminate the deeply harmful practice that affects at least 130 million girls and women in 29 countries.